A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 150 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (93 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:36:34 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007my6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007my6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.24 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 21:36:34 / December 26, 2016 @ 9:36 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 126.5449 East, latitude 1.8672 North, depth = 34.24 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 150 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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