A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 156 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia (97 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.5925° East, latitude 1.9582° North, depth = 35.61 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.61 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 13:04:42 / November 12, 2020 @ 1:04 pm. Unique identifier: us7000cg4v. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cg4v. The temblor was reported at 13:04:42 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 156 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia.
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