A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 197 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (122 miles). Event id: us1000882g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000882g. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:41:52 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 03:41:52 / March 10, 2017 @ 3:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.21 km (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 138.8406° East, -2.2941° South, depth 54.21 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 197 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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