A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 137.7339 East, latitude -1.3745 South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:44:48 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/15 / 2015-09-14 22:44:48 / September 14, 2015 @ 10:44 pm. Unique identifier: us20003jhz. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003jhz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: Near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia.
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