A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000jc4z. Event ids that are associated: us1000jc4z. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:23:57 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 140.2639° East, -2.4202° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 22:23:57 / March 7, 2019 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jayapura, Abepura. Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 42 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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