A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 15:52:05 / September 21, 2016 @ 3:52 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:52:05 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 135.4742 East, latitude -3.5107 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10006rd3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006rd3.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km S of Nabire, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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