A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 126 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (78 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:02:06 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 13:02:06 / February 3, 2020 @ 1:02 pm. Event id: us70007nus. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007nus. 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 38.98 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5622 East, latitude 1.5939 North, depth = 38.98 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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