A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 140 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (87 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:25:53 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 17:25:53 / December 16, 2019 @ 5:25 pm. Event id: us60006s88. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006s88. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.4792° East, 1.6834° North, depth 46.6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.6 km (29 miles).
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 thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 140 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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