A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 134.7803 East, latitude -3.6826 South, depth = 45.61 km. The temblor was detected at 08:08:01 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8y4. Unique identifier: us6000c8y4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 08:08:01 / October 17, 2020 @ 8:08 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.61 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nabire. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (54 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km WSW of Nabire, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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