A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (73 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:49 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 16:10:49 / February 1, 2016 @ 4:10 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wak. Id of event: us20004wak. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4837 East, latitude 1.3806 North, depth = 43.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.4 km (27 miles).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 118 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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