A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 227 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (141 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 10:17:35 / June 24, 2019 @ 10:17 am. Exact location of earthquake, 138.5422° East, -2.6825° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:17:35 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60004567. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004567.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 227 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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