A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 188 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (117 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us2000izsn. Event ids that are associated: us2000izsn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 07:59:51 / January 2, 2019 @ 7:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 16:59:51 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.76 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 138.9693° East, -2.1004° South, depth 46.76 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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