A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.95 km (31 miles). Unique identifier: us20008hku. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008hku. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 139.8288° East, latitude -2.6188° South, depth = 49.95 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 02:17:39 / February 4, 2017 @ 2:17 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:17:39 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jayapura, Abepura (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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