A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 182 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (113 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 15:52:24 / October 4, 2020 @ 3:52 pm. Unique identifier: us6000c6tb. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6tb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.01 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude 139.1559° East, latitude -1.881° South, depth = 23.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:52:24 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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