A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 227 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (141 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:51:12 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.5387 East, latitude -2.6783 South, depth = 34.22 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 20:51:12 / June 24, 2019 @ 8:51 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.22 km (21 miles). Unique identifier: us600045f9. Ids that are associated to the event: us600045f9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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