A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Saparua in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 13:55:12 / July 27, 2017 @ 1:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:55:12 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.56 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: usd0008762. Ids that are associated to the event: usd0008762. Exact location of earthquake, 129.0587° East, -3.832° South, depth 10.56 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon, Amahai. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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