A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Sorong in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.04 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mct. Unique identifier: us10003mct. The temblor was reported at 17:56:20 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15.04 km, 131.2049° East, -0.9786° South. Global time and date of event 25/09/15 / 2015-09-25 08:56:20 / September 25, 2015 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sorong. Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Sorong (c. 125 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSW of Sorong, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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