A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (69 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.394 East, latitude 1.0174 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:15 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 15:34:15 / July 31, 2017 @ 3:34 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a4hd. Id of event: us2000a4hd.
Every 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 111 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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