A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 17:34:31 / November 19, 2017 @ 5:34 pm. Unique identifier: us2000brhs. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000brhs. The temblor was picked up at 02:34:31 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.27 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6407 East, latitude -2.9721 South, depth = 34.27 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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