A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 148 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (92 miles). 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 44.39 km (28 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 17:56:22 / March 24, 2017 @ 5:56 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:56:22 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dii. Unique identifier: us10008dii. Exact location of event, depth 44.39 km, 139.3318° East, -2.1624° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 148 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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