A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 282 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (175 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:47:43 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 138.2969° East, -1.5312° South, depth 33.96 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.96 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 19:47:43 / August 30, 2017 @ 7:47 pm. Unique identifier: us2000ad8v. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ad8v.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 282 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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