A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km SSE of Abepura, Indonesia (59 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 00:55:01 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h8qy. Unique identifier: us2000h8qy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 15:55:01 / August 27, 2018 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.05 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 140.827° East, -3.4578° South, depth 38.05 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 95 km SSE of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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