A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia (83 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 66.57 km, 126.5296° East, 1.6379° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:13:40 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bcpf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bcpf. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.57 km (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 18:13:40 / August 5, 2020 @ 6:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 133 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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