A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 204 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (127 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 18:27:38 / March 10, 2017 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.17 km (27 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:27:38 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 138.7482° East, -2.7929° South, depth 43.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100088a4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088a4.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 204 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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