A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 242 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (150 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 16:54:11 / June 24, 2019 @ 4:54 pm. Exact location of event, depth 19.08 km, 138.4056° East, -2.6507° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700049fa. Event ids that are associated: us700049fa. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.08 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:54:11 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 242 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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