A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (98 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 15:06:03 / March 18, 2017 @ 3:06 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 139.157° East, -2.7181° South, depth 57.65 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.65 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008t0c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008t0c. The temblor was reported at 00:06:03 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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