A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km E of Bitung, Indonesia (85 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 11:24:19 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4043 East, latitude 1.6175 North, depth = 41.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.72 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/19 / 2019-01-14 03:24:19 / January 14, 2019 @ 3:24 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000j3mc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3mc.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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