A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 170 km NW of Abepura, Indonesia (106 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.3467 East, latitude -1.7233 South, depth = 10 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:40:12 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 15:40:12 / May 9, 2017 @ 3:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008ry8. Event ids that are associated: us10008ry8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 170 km NW of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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