A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 195 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (121 miles) on Sunday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:41:11 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.8344 East, latitude -2.8144 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 11:41:11 / April 9, 2017 @ 11:41 am. Event id: us10008g1s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008g1s.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 195 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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