A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 145 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (90 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100085sq. Event ids that are associated: us100085sq. Exact location of event, depth 30.4 km, 126.5665° East, 1.8199° North. The temblor was reported at 03:16:45 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 19:16:45 / February 28, 2017 @ 7:16 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.4 km (19 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 145 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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