A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 06:55:53 / March 3, 2020 @ 6:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5652 East, latitude 0.9157 North, depth = 39.55 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:53 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600088gg. Unique identifier: us600088gg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 39.55 km (25 miles).
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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