A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.99 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 07:28:06 / September 16, 2018 @ 7:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hibs. Unique identifier: us2000hibs. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:28:06 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.9552 East, latitude 0.5009 North, depth = 56.99 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 55 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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