A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 129.5141 East, latitude -2.8915 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 18:09:22 / August 3, 2017 @ 6:09 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:09:22 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6ae. Id of event: us2000a6ae.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km NE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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