A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 111 km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (69 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.79 km (32 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:32:10 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006nww. Id of event: us10006nww. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.8085° East, latitude 1.6185° North, depth = 51.79 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 00:32:10 / September 12, 2016 @ 12:32 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 111 km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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