A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 106 km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (66 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.53 km (45 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.8411° East, latitude 1.5897° North, depth = 72.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:12:32 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ud4. Id of event: us20008ud4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 00:12:32 / March 19, 2017 @ 12:12 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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