A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 132 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (82 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.17 km (26 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:50:05 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.1789° East, 0.7611° North, depth 41.17 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gc4x. Unique identifier: us1000gc4x. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 07:50:05 / August 18, 2018 @ 7:50 am.
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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 132 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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