A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 134 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (83 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 126.2814° East, 0.246° North, depth 55.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.59 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004gc4. Unique identifier: us10004gc4. The temblor was detected at 07:49:25 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 23:49:25 / January 17, 2016 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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