A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 21:24:20 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.6735 East, latitude 0.5023 North, depth = 57.94 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.94 km (36 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 13:24:20 / June 26, 2017 @ 1:24 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pq7. Id of event: us20009pq7.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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