A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 162 km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (101 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.5817° East, 2.0185° North, depth 59.65 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.65 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 00:08:21 / January 15, 2016 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004g0p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g0p. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:08:21 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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