A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 226 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (140 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 138.5468 East, latitude -2.6821 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:43:54 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 02:43:54 / June 24, 2019 @ 2:43 am. Event id: us600044zx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044zx.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 226 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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