A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 193 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (120 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:40:37 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008ls7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ls7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 57.66 km (36 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 20:40:37 / February 13, 2017 @ 8:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 138.8429° East, -2.6491° South, depth 57.66 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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