A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 106 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 20:50:36 / January 24, 2016 @ 8:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7263 East, latitude 0.073 North, depth = 71.27 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:50:36 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vh2. Id of event: us20004vh2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.27 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 106 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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