A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 119 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (74 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 126.3374° East, 1.0824° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 10:25:56 / March 22, 2017 @ 10:25 am. Event id: us20008vm7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008vm7. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:25:56 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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