A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 92 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (57 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.5359° East, latitude 0.7852° North, depth = 59.72 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.72 km (37 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007ug3. Event ids that are associated: us10007ug3. The temblor was detected at 17:11:10 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/17 / 2017-01-04 09:11:10 / January 4, 2017 @ 9:11 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 92 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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