A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 221 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (137 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 22:15:06 / September 19, 2016 @ 10:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 138.7049° East, latitude -1.9812° South, depth = 37.98 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qxm. Id of event: us10006qxm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.98 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:15:06 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter).
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
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: 221 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.