A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 271 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (168 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 02:05:05 / September 3, 2018 @ 2:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.3357 East, latitude -1.6778 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000hcv4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hcv4. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:05:05 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 271 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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