A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (91 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 00:48:08 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 15:48:08 / January 16, 2020 @ 3:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 139.2977 East, latitude -2.3539 South, depth = 24.44 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007j74. Unique identifier: us60007j74. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.44 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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