A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 177 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (110 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:31:35 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009g15. Unique identifier: us70009g15. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 00:31:35 / May 7, 2020 @ 12:31 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.0053 East, latitude -2.3695 South, depth = 35 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 177 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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