A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.2 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.8504° East, 1.1089° North, depth 65.2 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:16:27 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c8bt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8bt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 20:16:27 / October 14, 2020 @ 8:16 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 69 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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