A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 135.6759 East, latitude -3.2312 South, depth = 31.76 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vcd. Id of event: us10007vcd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/17 / 2017-01-08 02:46:49 / January 8, 2017 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:46:49 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.76 km (20 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire (min 5000 pop).
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 struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 26 km NE of Nabire, Indonesia.
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