A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 125 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (78 miles). Exact location of event, depth 59.9 km, 126.5788° East, 1.5912° North. 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: us20009khu. Id of event: us20009khu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 11:15:34 / June 3, 2017 @ 11:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.9 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:15:34 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 125 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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