A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 213 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (132 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 138.6903° East, latitude -2.9744° South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us100088gg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088gg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 02:14:19 / March 12, 2017 @ 2:14 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:14:19 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 213 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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