A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Hila in Indonesia. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:23:12 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bkyk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkyk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 12:23:12 / October 31, 2017 @ 12:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 127.6358° East, -3.7646° South.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambon (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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