A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Papua region, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Papua region, Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.81 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:44:13 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 06:44:13 / June 8, 2017 @ 6:44 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009mnm. Unique identifier: us20009mnm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.3957 East, latitude -1.848 South, depth = 14.81 km.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abepura, Jayapura (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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