A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (69 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.1 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 21:52:14 / March 14, 2019 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:52:14 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4882 East, latitude 1.2623 North, depth = 54.1 km. Id of earthquake: us1000jg00. Event ids that are associated: us1000jg00.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 111 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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