A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 189 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (117 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.07 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:16:57 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 22:16:57 / March 12, 2020 @ 10:16 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 138.9922° East, -3.2518° South, depth 47.07 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008gvs. Id of event: us70008gvs.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 189 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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