A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 136 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (85 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:07:42 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 04:07:42 / November 18, 2020 @ 4:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cqu5. Id of event: us6000cqu5. Exact location, longitude 139.404° East, latitude -2.5885° South, depth = 35 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 136 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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