A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 130 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (81 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4275 East, latitude 1.4952 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60006q8b. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006q8b. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 11:37:01 / December 2, 2019 @ 11:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:37:01 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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