A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Nabire in Indonesia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:37:28 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 37.84 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 16:37:28 / November 8, 2020 @ 4:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 135.4845° East, latitude -3.5093° South, depth = 37.84 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cc5n. Event ids that are associated: us7000cc5n.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabire (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Nabire (c. 43 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km S of Nabire, Indonesia.
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