A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.14 km (23 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b9sd. Id of event: us6000b9sd. The temblor was detected at 17:02:02 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 140.1074 East, latitude -2.3475 South, depth = 37.14 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 17:02:02 / August 5, 2020 @ 5:02 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jayapura, Abepura (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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