A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 122 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (76 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:00:30 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 139.4862° East, -2.7014° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ar5x. Unique identifier: us2000ar5x. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 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 21:00:30 / August 30, 2017 @ 9:00 pm.
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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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: 122 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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