A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (71 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4185 East, latitude 0.3907 North, depth = 18.94 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:56:21 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005xqb. Id of event: us70005xqb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 15:56:21 / October 15, 2019 @ 3:56 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.94 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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