A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (76 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2547 East, latitude 0.8202 North, depth = 32.89 km. Global time and date of event 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 09:08:16 / April 3, 2018 @ 9:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.89 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ddj3. Id of event: us1000ddj3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:08:16 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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