A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 14:07:01 / August 6, 2017 @ 2:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.98 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.7997 East, latitude 1.0164 North, depth = 64.98 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6vv. Unique identifier: us2000a6vv. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:07:01 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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