A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 121 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (75 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5396 East, latitude 1.4969 North, depth = 54.82 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 19:20:21 / October 30, 2019 @ 7:20 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.82 km (34 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:20:21 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600068pz. Ids that are associated to the event: us600068pz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 121 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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