A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 128 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia (80 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 23:43:48 / March 31, 2017 @ 11:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:43:48 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008f8h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008f8h. Exact location of event, longitude 139.7239 East, latitude -3.4067 South, depth = 35 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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