A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 140 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (87 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 18:57:45 / December 16, 2019 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:57:45 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.5681° East, 1.7695° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60006s9v. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006s9v.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 140 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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