A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 249 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (155 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.74 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 02:35:02 / October 25, 2019 @ 2:35 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600062s9. Id of event: us600062s9. Exact location of event, depth 44.74 km, 138.3437° East, -2.6698° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:35:02 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 249 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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