A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 140 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (87 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.28 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:57:08 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.5468 East, latitude 1.7546 North, depth = 6.28 km. Id of earthquake: us2000hgp9. Event ids that are associated: us2000hgp9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 19:57:08 / September 8, 2018 @ 7:57 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel it?
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: 140 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.