A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7963 East, latitude 0.8332 North, depth = 41.81 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.81 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us100076yw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076yw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 15:44:36 / November 7, 2016 @ 3:44 pm. The temblor was detected at 23:44:36 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-four 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 63 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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