A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 259 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (161 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us600043ph. Unique identifier: us600043ph. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:28:58 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 138.2835° East, -2.2415° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 13:28:58 / June 20, 2019 @ 1:28 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 259 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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