A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Jayapura in Indonesia on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:41:57 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 09:41:57 / September 24, 2016 @ 9:41 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Jayapura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.5458 East, latitude -1.9383 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10006sah. Event ids that are associated: us10006sah.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abepura, Jayapura (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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