A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Jayapura in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008ems. Unique identifier: us70008ems. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.6144 East, latitude -2.0486 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 17:43:29 / March 23, 2020 @ 5:43 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:29 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abepura, Jayapura (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 54 km N of Jayapura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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