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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 26 km SSE of Nabire, Indonesia

Earthquake location -3.5942S, 135.5446WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.83 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 135.5446° East, -3.5942° South, depth 32.83 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 16:05:05 / May 6, 2020 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:05:05 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009fev. Event ids that are associated: us70009fev.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (16 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire (min 5000 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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km SSE of Nabire, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 135.5446° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.5942° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km SSE of Nabire, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-06 16:05:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-13 23:04:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.358 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70009fev Id of event.
Event Code 70009fev An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009fev, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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