A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km W of Ternate, Indonesia (64 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4662 East, latitude 0.9592 North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d093. Id of event: us7000d093. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:57:43 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 01:57:43 / January 5, 2021 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 103 km W of Ternate, Indonesia.
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