A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 269 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (167 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.53 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20005fqu. Event ids that are associated: us20005fqu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 02:03:00 / April 6, 2016 @ 2:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:03:00 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 138.433 East, latitude -1.5109 South, depth = 32.53 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 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: 269 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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