A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 137 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (85 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.4859° East, latitude 1.6592° North, depth = 39.05 km. The temblor was reported at 10:33:19 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70009afh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009afh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 02:33:19 / April 29, 2020 @ 2:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.05 km (24 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 137 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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