A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Jayapura in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.08 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 13:36:36 / April 9, 2018 @ 1:36 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:36:36 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.6816 East, latitude -1.8138 South, depth = 13.08 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e129. Id of event: us2000e129.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abepura, Jayapura (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 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 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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