A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 261 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (162 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 138.2391° East, -2.4536° South, depth 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us600043gx. Unique identifier: us600043gx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:13:01 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 01:13:01 / June 20, 2019 @ 1:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 261 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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