A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 116 km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia (72 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.54 km, 126.8252° East, 1.6807° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.54 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 09:00:50 / September 30, 2020 @ 9:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c64q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c64q. The temblor was reported at 09:00:50 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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