A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km S of Abepura, Indonesia (64 miles) on Friday. Event id: us10008vap. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vap. The temblor was reported at 00:13:51 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.4 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 15:13:51 / May 18, 2017 @ 3:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.4279 East, latitude -3.5537 South, depth = 60.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km S of Abepura, Indonesia.
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