A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 193 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia (120 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 139.2259° East, -3.7224° South, depth 69.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100074em. Ids that are associated to the event: us100074em. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.35 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 04:17:50 / November 6, 2016 @ 4:17 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:17:50 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter).
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 193 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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