A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Amahusu in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 23:38:32 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 14:38:32 / April 14, 2017 @ 2:38 pm. Exact location of event, depth 173.63 km, 128.3702° East, -4.0665° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008hka. Unique identifier: us10008hka. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 173.63 km (108 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambon.
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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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