A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (78 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 12:49:16 / July 5, 2017 @ 12:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.43 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096xp. Id of event: us100096xp. The temblor was detected at 20:49:16 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.2706 East, latitude 0.5373 North, depth = 53.43 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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