A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 179 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia (111 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 140.1519° East, -4.1959° South, depth 26.01 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.01 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10008jt0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jt0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 17:26:16 / April 22, 2017 @ 5:26 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:26:16 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 179 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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