A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia on Tuesday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:41:01 / 7:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 10:41:01 / February 4, 2020 @ 10:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 140.5503° East, latitude -2.9415° South, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us60007p9r. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007p9r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Vanimo (c. 11 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Vanimo (c. 9 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vanimo, Vanimo, Jayapura.
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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