A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 249 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (155 miles) on Friday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:49:44 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005tfi. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005tfi. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.18 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.3374 East, latitude -2.6521 South, depth = 19.18 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 17:49:44 / October 3, 2019 @ 5:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 249 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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