A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 140.7932° East, -3.3287° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:07:45 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 16:07:45 / January 18, 2020 @ 4:07 pm. 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). Id of earthquake: us60007k5t. Event ids that are associated: us60007k5t.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vanimo, Jayapura, Abepura (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Vanimo (c. 9 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 80 km SSE of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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