A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 164 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (102 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.12 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 139.1079 East, latitude -2.7762 South, depth = 47.12 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 18:27:02 / March 22, 2017 @ 6:27 pm. Unique identifier: us20008vmh. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008vmh. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:27:02 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 164 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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