A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia (82 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 139.6648 East, latitude -3.3906 South, depth = 46.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.62 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000766t. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000766t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 00:16:01 / November 8, 2016 @ 12:16 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:16:01 / 9:16 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 132 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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