A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (78 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60004ym7. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004ym7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.35 km (13 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/19 / 2019-07-25 15:51:24 / July 25, 2019 @ 3:51 pm. Exact location, longitude 126.2656° East, latitude 0.5045° North, depth = 21.35 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:51:24 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 126 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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