A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 138 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:37:52 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 139.4241° East, latitude -2.8898° South, depth = 34.11 km. Unique identifier: us6000a8e3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a8e3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.11 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/06/20 / 2020-06-01 15:37:52 / June 1, 2020 @ 3:37 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 138 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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