A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Piru in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.8266 East, latitude -2.9064 South, depth = 53.64 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.64 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 10:27:36 / September 29, 2016 @ 10:27 am. The temblor was detected at 19:27:36 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006trv. Unique identifier: us10006trv.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 44 km WNW of Piru, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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