A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 148 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (92 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 03:34:55 / May 12, 2020 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:34:55 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009kue. Unique identifier: us70009kue. Exact location, longitude 126.8192° East, latitude 2.3295° North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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