A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 253 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (157 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:06:19 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 138.5037° East, -1.6998° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005e61. Id of event: us20005e61. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 19:06:19 / April 2, 2016 @ 7:06 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 253 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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