A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 98 km NW of Nabire, Indonesia (61 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 06:36:22 / December 9, 2020 @ 6:36 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000cpe9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpe9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:36:22 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.92 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 134.8539 East, latitude -2.7458 South, depth = 26.92 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 98 km NW of Nabire, Indonesia.
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