A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 126.7646° East, latitude 0.9315° North, depth = 72.01 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 72.01 km (45 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008g0m. Id of event: us60008g0m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 10:45:53 / March 15, 2020 @ 10:45 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:45:53 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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