A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 297 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (185 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 07:46:58 / April 6, 2018 @ 7:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.1826 East, latitude -1.4507 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:58 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dveh. Id of event: us2000dveh.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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