A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 99 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (62 miles). Event id: us70005wiu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005wiu. Global time and date of event 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 02:23:15 / October 21, 2019 @ 2:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.9 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.6895° East, latitude 1.3752° North, depth = 72.9 km. The temblor was detected at 10:23:15 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 99 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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