A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 206 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (128 miles). Exact location, longitude 138.7331° East, latitude -2.7344° South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 18:26:11 / October 3, 2019 @ 6:26 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005qbz. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005qbz. The temblor was picked up at 03:26:11 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 206 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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