A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 122 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia (76 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdxs. Unique identifier: us7000bdxs. Exact location, longitude 126.3894° East, latitude 1.2725° North, depth = 35.83 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:45:25 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 18:45:25 / August 27, 2020 @ 6:45 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.83 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 122 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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