A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 160 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (99 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009ndx. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009ndx. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:54:17 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 00:54:17 / May 17, 2020 @ 12:54 am. Exact location of event, longitude 139.2198 East, latitude -2.8979 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 160 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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