A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 139 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (86 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 17:40:37 / November 14, 2019 @ 5:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.68 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.5166° East, latitude 1.7155° North, depth = 21.68 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006blk. Id of event: us60006blk. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:40:37 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 139 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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