A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia (77 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us6000bb86. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bb86. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.35 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4472 East, latitude 1.4045 North, depth = 43.35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 21:54:29 / August 8, 2020 @ 9:54 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:54:29 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 124 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia.
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