A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 14:34:10 / June 15, 2017 @ 2:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 127.2114° East, 0.3586° North, depth 76.91 km. Event id: us20009nv0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nv0. The epicenter was at a depth of 76.91 km (48 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:34:10 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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