A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia (87 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.96 km (20 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:52:59 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5689 East, latitude 1.7571 North, depth = 32.96 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 11:52:59 / January 22, 2021 @ 11:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcy7. Id of event: us6000dcy7.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 140 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia.
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