A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (83 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.1625° East, 0.6612° North, depth 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 09:25:48 / February 25, 2020 @ 9:25 am. The temblor was reported at 17:25:48 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600089aw. Unique identifier: us600089aw.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 134 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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