A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 140 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (87 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 16:57:17 / June 29, 2017 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:57:17 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.5721 East, latitude 1.7658 North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000979a. Id of event: us1000979a. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 140 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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