A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 122 km WSW of Ternate, Indonesia (76 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 19:32:39 / August 4, 2020 @ 7:32 pm. Exact location, longitude 126.3084° East, latitude 0.5707° North, depth = 35.81 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.81 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:32:39 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000b9cq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b9cq.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 122 km WSW of Ternate, Indonesia.
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