A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 177 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (110 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.53 km (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mdi. Id of event: us10003mdi. Exact location, longitude 139.0086° East, latitude -2.8979° South, depth = 68.53 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 01:38:14 / October 9, 2015 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:38:14 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 177 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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