A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 125.23 km (78 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:03:55 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d24j. Id of event: us7000d24j. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 12:03:55 / January 13, 2021 @ 12:03 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 125.23 km, 127.5765° East, 1.1585° North.
Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo, Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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