A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 140.87 km (88 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:19:35 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 00:19:35 / March 5, 2021 @ 12:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 140.87 km, 127.2242° East, 1.4433° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000didh. Unique identifier: us7000didh.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo, Sofifi, Ternate. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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