A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (91 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/16 / 2016-03-14 13:19:10 / March 14, 2016 @ 1:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:19:10 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005aij. Unique identifier: us20005aij. Exact location of event, longitude 139.4245 East, latitude -1.9974 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 146 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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