A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km SE of Nabire, Indonesia (69 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 11:38:18 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 136.1028° East, -4.1645° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 11:38:18 / September 16, 2020 @ 11:38 am. Event id: us7000bnw5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnw5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight 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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