A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Amahusu in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 14:50:21 / November 1, 2017 @ 2:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 127.7508° East, -3.898° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:50:21 / 11:50 pm (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: us1000azw6. Id of event: us1000azw6.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 47 km WSW of Amahusu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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