A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 186 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (116 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 19:56:11 / February 13, 2017 @ 7:56 pm. Exact location, longitude 138.9147° East, latitude -2.7954° South, depth = 59.98 km. 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 59.98 km (37 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:56:11 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ls4. Id of event: us20008ls4.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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