A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us7000bk8e. Event ids that are associated: us7000bk8e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:49:41 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 117.72 km, 126.9603° East, 0.1086° North. Global time and date of event 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 00:49:41 / September 3, 2020 @ 12:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.72 km (73 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ternate (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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