A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 01:23:17 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.8921° East, latitude 1.0035° North, depth = 46.94 km. Event id: us1000745b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000745b. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 17:23:17 / November 4, 2016 @ 5:23 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.94 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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