A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 135.5525° East, latitude -3.4484° South, depth = 34.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.67 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009nee. Unique identifier: us70009nee. The temblor was picked up at 23:57:32 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 14:57:32 / May 17, 2020 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 11 km (7 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nabire (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km SE of Nabire, Indonesia.
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