A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia (81 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhs4. Id of event: us7000bhs4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 48.07 km, 139.789° East, -3.4193° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.07 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:41:42 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 13:41:42 / August 31, 2020 @ 1:41 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 130 km SW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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