A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 185 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia (115 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j9p0. Id of event: us2000j9p0. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 139.3047° East, latitude -3.7181° South, depth = 61.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.37 km (38 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/19 / 2019-01-28 13:03:59 / January 28, 2019 @ 1:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:03:59 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 185 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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