A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 164 km ESE of Nabire, Indonesia (102 miles). Exact location, longitude 136.7464° East, latitude -4.1571° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcv4. Id of event: us6000dcv4. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:32:54 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 08:32:54 / January 21, 2021 @ 8:32 am.
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 eight 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. 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: 164 km ESE of Nabire, Indonesia.
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