A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 179 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (111 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:32:33 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008jbf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jbf. Exact location of event, depth 56.18 km, 139.0163° East, -2.2482° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.18 km (35 miles). Global time and date of event 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 09:32:33 / February 12, 2017 @ 9:32 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 179 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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