A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (63 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:53:45 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a9fl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9fl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.44 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 16:53:45 / August 15, 2017 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4546 East, latitude 0.8724 North, depth = 46.44 km.
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 101 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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