A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Amahusu in Indonesia on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkz0. Id of event: us2000bkz0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 127.9301 East, latitude -4.1045 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 14:27:00 / October 31, 2017 @ 2:27 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:27:00 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambon (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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