A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 300 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (186 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us2000ar5v. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ar5v. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 19:55:08 / August 30, 2017 @ 7:55 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:55:08 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.84 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 32.84 km, 138.2956° East, -1.187° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 300 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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