A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 03:52:12 / November 15, 2017 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:52:12 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 127.3529 East, latitude 0.0969 North, depth = 152.32 km. Id of earthquake: us2000bnqf. Event ids that are associated: us2000bnqf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 152.32 km (95 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate, Sofifi.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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.
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