A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 127 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia (79 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 140.0588 East, latitude -3.6569 South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 26/11/18 / 2018-11-26 04:27:08 / November 26, 2018 @ 4:27 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:27:08 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hycn. Id of event: us1000hycn.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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