A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 246 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (153 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us700061n5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700061n5. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:26:54 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 19:26:54 / October 22, 2019 @ 7:26 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 138.3759° East, -2.836° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 246 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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