A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 216 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (134 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 13:10:47 / September 20, 2016 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 138.7617° East, -1.9412° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:10:47 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006r1z. Event ids that are associated: us10006r1z.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 216 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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