A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 120 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (75 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:26:38 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600052gr. Event ids that are associated: us600052gr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3581 East, latitude 1.1889 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/19 / 2019-08-08 20:26:38 / August 8, 2019 @ 8:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 120 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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