A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 140 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003n4m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003n4m. Exact location of event, depth 46.39 km, 139.3422° East, -2.4037° South. Global time and date of event 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 22:17:53 / October 12, 2015 @ 10:17 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.39 km (29 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:17:53 / 7:17 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 140 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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