A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 194 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (121 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 139.0167 East, latitude -3.4156 South, depth = 73.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.92 km (46 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:38:02 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000gf86. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gf86. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 08:38:02 / August 22, 2018 @ 8:38 am.
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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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