A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (83 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.6552 East, latitude 1.7571 North, depth = 69.28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 14:59:14 / June 2, 2017 @ 2:59 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lcq. Id of event: us20009lcq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:59:14 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.28 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 133 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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