A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 169 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (105 miles). Unique identifier: us2000cn7e. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cn7e. Exact location, longitude 126.0149° East, latitude 0.0794° North, depth = 49.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:58:43 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/01/18 / 2018-01-09 15:58:43 / January 9, 2018 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.79 km (31 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 169 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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