A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 152 km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (94 miles). Unique identifier: us60007cuh. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007cuh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 13:34:25 / January 22, 2020 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 126.6201 East, latitude 1.9402 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 21:34:25 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 152 km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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