A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 122 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (76 miles) on Friday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:51:03 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2701 East, latitude 0.9143 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g91r. Unique identifier: us1000g91r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 20:51:03 / August 9, 2018 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 122 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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