A 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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