A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:25:03 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/06/19 / 2019-06-07 14:25:03 / June 7, 2019 @ 2:25 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 134.6852° East, latitude -3.5776° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us600040ek. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040ek.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop).
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. 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 has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km WSW of Nabire, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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