A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Enarotali in Indonesia on Thursday. 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 37.34 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004ur2. Unique identifier: us20004ur2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 16:36:15 / January 20, 2016 @ 4:36 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:36:15 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 135.7701 East, latitude -4.0908 South, depth = 37.34 km.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nabire. Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop).
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 nine 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 earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km WSW of Enarotali, Indonesia.
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