A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 16:03:49 / July 28, 2017 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3ml. Unique identifier: us2000a3ml. Exact location of event, depth 53.05 km, 126.5839° East, 1.145° North. The temblor was detected at 00:03:49 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.05 km (33 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ternate (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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: 95 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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