A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Amahusu in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 127.7625 East, latitude -3.8335 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahusu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkys. Unique identifier: us2000bkys. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:56:00 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 14:56:00 / October 31, 2017 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambon (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 44 km WSW of Amahusu, Indonesia.
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