A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 136.0582° East, -3.7766° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cafr. Unique identifier: us6000cafr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 00:40:15 / October 21, 2020 @ 12:40 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:40:15 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 77 km SE of Nabire, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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