A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 01:43:24 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147.01 km (91 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 127.3119° East, 1.4279° North, depth 147.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000jbvq. Event ids that are associated: us1000jbvq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/19 / 2019-02-25 16:43:24 / February 25, 2019 @ 4:43 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo, Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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