A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 40.6 km, 140.0246° East, -2.4622° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008kez. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kez. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.6 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 11:21:32 / February 17, 2017 @ 11:21 am. The temblor was reported at 20:21:32 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jayapura, Abepura.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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