A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a605. Unique identifier: us6000a605. The temblor was reported at 16:52:45 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 150.23 km (93 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 16:52:45 / May 28, 2020 @ 4:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.3636 East, latitude 1.2423 North, depth = 150.23 km.
The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo, Sofifi, Ternate.
Every 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 six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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