A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 127 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (79 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:22:30 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 47.77 km, 139.4379° East, -2.6489° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.77 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/16 / 2016-10-04 22:22:30 / October 4, 2016 @ 10:22 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20007dq5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007dq5.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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