A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Manokwari in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.06 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us200082s7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200082s7. Exact location, longitude 133.8166° East, latitude -0.5759° South, depth = 30.06 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:34:55 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/12/16 / 2016-12-11 11:34:55 / December 11, 2016 @ 11:34 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Manokwari. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Manokwari (c. 53 200 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km NW of Manokwari, Indonesia.
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