A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.16 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:16:16 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 10:16:16 / September 12, 2020 @ 10:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 135.9613 East, latitude -3.3989 South, depth = 31.16 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bpdk. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpdk.
The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen 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.
Did you feel the quake?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km E of Nabire, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.