A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Jayapura in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.36 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.5794 East, latitude -1.9673 South, depth = 12.36 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:06:39 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 13:06:39 / September 19, 2016 @ 1:06 pm. Unique identifier: us10006qu3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qu3.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abepura, Jayapura (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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