A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 231 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (144 miles). Exact location, longitude 138.5082° East, latitude -2.5348° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/19 / 2019-07-08 06:55:57 / July 8, 2019 @ 6:55 am. Unique identifier: us70004ejj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004ejj. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:55:57 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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