A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 125 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia (78 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000au8v. Id of event: us2000au8v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:22:00 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 10:22:00 / September 25, 2017 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72.65 km (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.9741 East, latitude -3.5898 South, depth = 72.65 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 125 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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