A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia (72 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6435 East, latitude 1.5311 North, depth = 44.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.03 km (27 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:06:13 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bizw. Event ids that are associated: us7000bizw. Global time and date of event 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 17:06:13 / September 6, 2020 @ 5:06 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 116 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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