A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 190 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (118 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/17 / 2017-10-27 21:21:17 / October 27, 2017 @ 9:21 pm. Exact location, longitude 139.0077° East, latitude -1.9659° South, depth = 32.95 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:21:17 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 32.95 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhxi. Id of event: us2000bhxi.
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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 190 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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