A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Hila in Indonesia. Event id: us2000bkyy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkyy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 127.8935° East, latitude -3.7541° South, depth = 44.04 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 12:48:34 / October 31, 2017 @ 12:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.04 km (27 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:48:34 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 28 km SW of Hila, Indonesia.
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