A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 137 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (85 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.5193° East, latitude 1.6826° North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us70006e7p. Event ids that are associated: us70006e7p. The temblor was detected at 08:07:09 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/19 / 2019-11-20 00:07:09 / November 20, 2019 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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