A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia (71 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 01:06:54 / February 18, 2021 @ 1:06 am. Event id: us6000dkp5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkp5. Exact location of event, longitude 139.7643 East, latitude -3.1667 South, depth = 53.24 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:06:54 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.24 km (33 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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