A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 01:06:36 / October 19, 2020 @ 1:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000cc1f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cc1f. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:06:36 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.46 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.8952° East, latitude 1.0329° North, depth = 73.46 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 60 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia.
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