A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 242 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (150 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:05:54 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 19:05:54 / June 24, 2019 @ 7:05 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 138.4002 East, latitude -2.6236 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us600045cx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600045cx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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