A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia (89 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 23:33:00 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 139.759 East, latitude -3.6329 South, depth = 55.75 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 14:33:00 / October 12, 2019 @ 2:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 55.75 km (35 miles). Event id: us70005tpg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tpg.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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