A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 135.3189° East, -3.4751° South, depth 42.94 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:46:52 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.94 km (27 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a28n. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a28n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 21:46:52 / July 25, 2017 @ 9:46 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 21 km WSW of Nabire, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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