A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us100073yc. Unique identifier: us100073yc. Global time and date of event 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 16:11:40 / November 3, 2016 @ 4:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.56 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:11:40 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 34.56 km, 129.4541° East, -2.9173° South.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai.
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 75 km NE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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