A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Amahusu in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.12 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 03:16:24 / November 2, 2017 @ 3:16 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:16:24 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bfd8. Unique identifier: us2000bfd8. Exact location of earthquake, 127.733° East, -3.8754° South, depth 41.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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