A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia (78 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us7000bcrr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bcrr. Exact location of earthquake, 126.4668° East, 1.4687° North, depth 44.87 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 17:11:28 / August 25, 2020 @ 5:11 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:11:28 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.87 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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. 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: 126 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia.
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