A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Papua, Indonesia (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 18:08:32 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100061zw. Event ids that are associated: us100061zw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.31 km (24 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 138.9336 East, latitude -2.0212 South, depth = 38.31 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/16 / 2016-07-08 18:08:32 / July 8, 2016 @ 6:08 pm.
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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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