A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 242 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (150 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 09:56:47 / June 24, 2019 @ 9:56 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 138.4061 East, latitude -2.7034 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:56:47 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000455y. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000455y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 242 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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