A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km E of Bitung, Indonesia (78 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us60006q83. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006q83. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.64 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.64 km, 126.321° East, 1.4532° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 03:05:23 / December 2, 2019 @ 3:05 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:05:23 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 126 km E of Bitung, Indonesia.
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