A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 145 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (90 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008gvx. Id of event: us10008gvx. Global time and date of event 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 09:44:40 / April 12, 2017 @ 9:44 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:44:40 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.02 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.1557 East, latitude 0.2942 North, depth = 54.02 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 145 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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