A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 10:14:13 / August 6, 2017 @ 10:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 127.0288° East, latitude 1.343° North, depth = 128.5 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:14:13 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.5 km (80 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6vu. Id of event: us2000a6vu.
Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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