A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 233 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (145 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 04:47:06 / June 24, 2019 @ 4:47 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 138.4851° East, -2.6518° South. Id of earthquake: us6000453g. Event ids that are associated: us6000453g. The temblor was reported at 13:47:06 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 233 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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