A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (165 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 138.5917 East, latitude -1.3114 South, depth = 36.52 km. The temblor was reported at 19:46:17 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 10:46:17 / August 12, 2018 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g75z. Unique identifier: us1000g75z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.52 km (23 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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