A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 208 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (129 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 138.7457° East, -2.9877° South, depth 50.18 km. The temblor was detected at 08:00:40 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 23:00:40 / September 17, 2018 @ 11:00 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.18 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000hg4n. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hg4n.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 208 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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