A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia (80 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.81 km (11 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:26:18 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 17.81 km, 126.4007° East, 1.4144° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 10:26:18 / August 12, 2020 @ 10:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000bd7l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bd7l.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 129 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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