A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 238 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (148 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:50:03 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.4391 East, latitude -2.6881 South, depth = 37.25 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 04:50:03 / June 26, 2019 @ 4:50 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.25 km (23 miles). Unique identifier: us70004558. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004558.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 238 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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