A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Saparua in Indonesia on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.47 km (78 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:14:22 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100095r8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095r8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.6075 East, latitude -3.8372 South, depth = 125.47 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 17:14:22 / July 1, 2017 @ 5:14 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai, Ambon. The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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