A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Papua in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 00:02:06 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10008in6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008in6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 00:02:06 / April 11, 2017 @ 12:02 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 131.3792° East, -0.5559° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sorong. Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Sorong (c. 125 500 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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