A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 196 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (122 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 138.8194° East, -2.6655° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005pt7. Event ids that are associated: us70005pt7. The temblor was picked up at 23:24:31 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 14:24:31 / October 2, 2019 @ 2:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 196 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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