A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us2000blw7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000blw7. The temblor was reported at 12:22:03 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.5156° East, -3.4117° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 03:22:03 / November 11, 2017 @ 3:22 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abepura (min 5000 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km S of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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