A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 07:19:35 / August 3, 2019 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.4236 East, latitude 1.3559 North, depth = 169.56 km. The temblor was detected at 16:19:35 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us600052wi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600052wi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.56 km (105 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo, Sofifi, Ternate. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 61 km N of Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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