A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 139 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (86 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.4552° East, latitude 1.6535° North, depth = 38.4 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:16:30 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 08:16:30 / October 21, 2018 @ 8:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.4 km (24 miles). Event id: us1000hh19. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hh19.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 139 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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