A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 235 km E of Nabire, Indonesia (146 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 137.5956 East, latitude -3.0445 South, depth = 51.32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.32 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:56:10 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 14:56:10 / June 2, 2020 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000a8p5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a8p5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. 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 eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 235 km E of Nabire, Indonesia.
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