A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 184 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (114 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.75 km (30 miles). Global time and date of event 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 04:49:02 / April 15, 2019 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:49:02 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 139.0205 East, latitude -2.0725 South, depth = 48.75 km. 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: us70003660. Id of event: us70003660.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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