A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005rc7. Unique identifier: us70005rc7. The temblor was detected at 23:50:34 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.16 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 15:50:34 / October 6, 2019 @ 3:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6651 East, latitude 0.9834 North, depth = 46.16 km.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ternate (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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