A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia (89 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/18 / 2018-12-16 09:42:37 / December 16, 2018 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.14 km (38 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.2764° East, -3.8992° South, depth 61.14 km. The temblor was detected at 18:42:37 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000iu2u. Unique identifier: us2000iu2u.
There are an estimated 135 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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