A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Jayapura in Indonesia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:02:10 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008wg2. Event ids that are associated: us10008wg2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 17:02:10 / May 13, 2017 @ 5:02 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.14 km (14 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.5986 East, latitude -2.004 South, depth = 22.14 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abepura, Jayapura (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km N of Jayapura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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