A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 247 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (153 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 138.3574° East, -2.7083° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:53:34 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 14:53:34 / February 7, 2020 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us70007q4d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q4d.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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