A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 156 km NW of Nabire, Indonesia (97 miles). 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 32.76 km (20 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:28:04 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 134.4051 East, latitude -2.45 South, depth = 32.76 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 00:28:04 / October 9, 2015 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003lyu. Unique identifier: us10003lyu.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 156 km NW of Nabire, Indonesia.
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