A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 14:12:48 / October 7, 2019 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.88 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.655° East, 1.0749° North, depth 21.88 km. The temblor was detected at 22:12:48 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005unm. Unique identifier: us70005unm.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 85 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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