A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009bih. Id of event: us60009bih. The epicenter was at a depth of 78.89 km (49 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.836 East, latitude 0.9871 North, depth = 78.89 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:29:41 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 21:29:41 / April 19, 2020 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 63 km WNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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