A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (88 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60008acw. Event ids that are associated: us60008acw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:18:43 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.1835 East, latitude 0.3251 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 04:18:43 / February 29, 2020 @ 4:18 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 141 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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