A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km SW of Nabire, Indonesia (94 miles) on Monday. Event id: us2000ajt7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ajt7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 02:42:12 / September 11, 2017 @ 2:42 am. The temblor was reported at 11:42:12 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 134.3885° East, -4.1942° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine 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.
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