A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Papua region, Indonesia (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwz3. Unique identifier: us2000dwz3. Exact location, longitude 137.961° East, latitude -0.609° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:42:19 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 13:42:19 / April 1, 2018 @ 1:42 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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