A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 166 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (103 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 19:51:29 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 44.13 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, depth 44.13 km, 139.0982° East, -2.8081° South. Unique identifier: us20008ifz. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008ifz. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 10:51:29 / February 8, 2017 @ 10:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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