A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 109 km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia (68 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: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 11:40:44 / December 20, 2020 @ 11:40 am. The temblor was reported at 11:40:44 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.76 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000csnr. Unique identifier: us7000csnr. Exact location of event, depth 22.76 km, 126.8915° East, 1.6481° North.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 109 km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia.
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