A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Papua, Indonesia (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008iei. Id of event: us10008iei. The temblor was picked up at 18:58:48 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 29.64 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.9309 East, latitude -3.1462 South, depth = 29.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 18:58:48 / April 17, 2017 @ 6:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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