A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:37:57 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 214.88 km (134 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 23:37:57 / September 12, 2019 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 127.4803 East, latitude 0.8421 North, depth = 214.88 km. Unique identifier: us60005lc0. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005lc0.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate. Earthquake epicenter was 12 km (8 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km ENE of Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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