A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 05:51:48 / March 22, 2020 @ 5:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nabire in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008dxw. Unique identifier: us70008dxw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.06 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 135.6338 East, latitude -3.0791 South, depth = 36.06 km. The temblor was reported at 14:51:48 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km NNE of Nabire, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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