A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 217 km SSW of Ternate, Indonesia (135 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:29:40 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d1em. Event ids that are associated: us7000d1em. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 16:29:40 / January 10, 2021 @ 4:29 pm. Exact location, longitude 126.6919° East, latitude -1.0531° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 217 km SSW of Ternate, Indonesia.
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