A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 122 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (76 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:43:47 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 51.18 km, 126.4696° East, 1.4261° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009atx. Unique identifier: us70009atx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 01:43:47 / May 6, 2020 @ 1:43 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.18 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 122 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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