A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 217 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (135 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004b6q. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004b6q. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.6814 East, latitude -2.1881 South, depth = 35.06 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:04:36 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.06 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/15 / 2015-12-23 00:04:36 / December 23, 2015 @ 12:04 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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