A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Jayapura in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 22.1 km, 141.0159° East, -2.3844° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.1 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 16:42:19 / September 29, 2016 @ 4:42 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:42:19 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006tv6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006tv6.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abepura, Vanimo, Vanimo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Vanimo (c. 11 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Vanimo (c. 9 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km ENE of Jayapura, Indonesia.
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