A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 107 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/19 / 2019-01-29 16:24:51 / January 29, 2019 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.715 East, latitude -3.0591 South, depth = 35 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:24:51 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000ja2w. Event ids that are associated: us2000ja2w. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 107 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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