A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 127.0281° East, latitude 0.2359° North, depth = 114.43 km. Global time and date of event 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 23:14:47 / November 8, 2019 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:14:47 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600069j8. Event ids that are associated: us600069j8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114.43 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km SSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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