A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 140.2776 East, latitude -2.2994 South, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 09:36:13 / August 18, 2020 @ 9:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bcm3. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bcm3. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:36:13 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum 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 two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km NW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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