A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Amahusu in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 13:06:47 / October 31, 2017 @ 1:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000bkyl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkyl. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 127.8162° East, -3.8293° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:06:47 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km WSW of Amahusu, Indonesia.
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