A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 16:32:25 / July 8, 2017 @ 4:32 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:32:25 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.56 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, depth 20.56 km, 135.8204° East, -3.5353° South. Id of earthquake: us10009873. Event ids that are associated: us10009873.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 41 km ESE of Nabire, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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