A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Jayapura in Indonesia on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:44:51 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 140.672° East, -1.969° South, depth 14.59 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006r2k. Unique identifier: us10006r2k. 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 14.59 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 14:44:51 / September 20, 2016 @ 2:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abepura, Jayapura. Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km N of Jayapura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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