A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 149 km WSW of Ternate, Indonesia (93 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.1181° East, 0.3529° North, depth 55.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.89 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:47:45 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 04:47:45 / January 27, 2021 @ 4:47 am. Event id: us6000deek. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000deek.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 149 km WSW of Ternate, Indonesia.
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