A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 245 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (152 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 13:12:19 / October 23, 2019 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:12:19 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.386 East, latitude -2.8247 South, depth = 43.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.21 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005xne. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005xne.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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