A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (80 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.63 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 20:43:16 / November 14, 2019 @ 8:43 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 126.4624° East, 1.5168° North, depth 8.63 km. Event id: us70006b4l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006b4l. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:43:16 / 4:43 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 hundred and ten, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 129 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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