A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.93 km (19 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000887n. Id of event: us1000887n. Global time and date of event 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 02:30:39 / March 3, 2017 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 30.93 km, 126.8795° East, 0.9024° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:30:39 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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