A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 191 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (119 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 04:52:15 / October 20, 2019 @ 4:52 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:52:15 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600064cd. Ids that are associated to the event: us600064cd. Exact location of earthquake, 139.0307° East, -1.8806° South, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 191 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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