A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 130 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (81 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3524 East, latitude 0.1901 North, depth = 34.11 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008fpy. Unique identifier: us20008fpy. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:53:17 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 20:53:17 / February 1, 2017 @ 8:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.11 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 130 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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