A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 16:01:15 / September 17, 2020 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 139.831° East, -2.3639° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bpgy. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpgy. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:01:15 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Jayapura (c. 134 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Abepura (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jayapura, Abepura (min 5000 pop).
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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