A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 221 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (137 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.5881 East, latitude -2.659 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:22:46 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 01:22:46 / June 24, 2019 @ 1:22 am. Id of earthquake: us600044z9. Event ids that are associated: us600044z9.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 221 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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