A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 116 km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia (72 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:16:54 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgfa. Unique identifier: us7000bgfa. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9018 East, latitude 1.7291 North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 02:16:54 / August 27, 2020 @ 2:16 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 116 km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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