A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia (75 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.3329° East, latitude 1.0566° North, depth = 42.07 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:21:21 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgn7. Id of event: us6000dgn7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.07 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 12:21:21 / February 11, 2021 @ 12:21 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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