A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 121 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000a69t. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a69t. The temblor was reported at 15:47:02 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 07:47:02 / August 9, 2017 @ 7:47 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.4 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2892 East, latitude 0.6384 North, depth = 43.4 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 121 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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