A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 105 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (65 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/20 / 2020-03-13 12:38:07 / March 13, 2020 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4311 East, latitude 0.6259 North, depth = 40.64 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.64 km (25 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:38:07 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008gw8. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008gw8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 105 km W of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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