A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 129 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (80 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.42 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100073he. Unique identifier: us100073he. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 23:48:24 / October 27, 2016 @ 11:48 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 126.2078° East, 0.7971° North, depth 47.42 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:48:24 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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