A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (64 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:25:39 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100087aq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087aq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.93 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 16:25:39 / March 6, 2017 @ 4:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.5381° East, latitude 1.2018° North, depth = 39.93 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 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: 103 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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