A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Abepura in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.0528 East, latitude -2.5584 South, depth = 33.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bpst. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpst. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 16:01:12 / September 14, 2020 @ 4:01 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.84 km (21 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:01:12 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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