A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 92 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 139.9462 East, latitude -3.1671 South, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us60007piw. Event ids that are associated: us60007piw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 07:29:44 / January 24, 2020 @ 7:29 am. The temblor was reported at 16:29:44 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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