A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:13:10 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009j7j. Event ids that are associated: us20009j7j. Global time and date of event 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 11:13:10 / June 2, 2017 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 129.3247° East, -3.8151° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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