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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Abepura in Indonesia

Earthquake location -2.4772S, 140.196WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.14 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 20:34:37 / February 3, 2019 @ 8:34 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:34:37 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000jn8m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jn8m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 140.196° East, -2.4772° South, depth 35.14 km.

Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jayapura, Abepura (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 46 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 140.196° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -2.4772° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-03 20:34:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-04 21:10:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 11.781 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 171 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000jn8m Id of event.
Event Code 2000jn8m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jn8m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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