A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Jayapura in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 20:09:43 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 11:09:43 / September 24, 2016 @ 11:09 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10006sb0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006sb0. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.24 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 140.5828° East, -1.8517° South, depth 14.24 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Jayapura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abepura, Jayapura (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km N of Jayapura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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