A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (126 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 12:25:16 / May 5, 2020 @ 12:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:25:16 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 138.8518 East, latitude -2.0775 South, depth = 36.94 km. Id of earthquake: us70009ae2. Event ids that are associated: us70009ae2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.94 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 202 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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