A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aana. Id of event: us2000aana. The temblor was detected at 01:26:09 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.99 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.9613 East, latitude -3.176 South, depth = 48.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 16:26:09 / August 22, 2017 @ 4:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Close 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km NNE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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