A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 242 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (150 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70005qh0. Event ids that are associated: us70005qh0. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 21:12:28 / October 3, 2019 @ 9:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 138.416° East, -2.8741° South, depth 42.68 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.68 km (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:12:28 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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