A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Saparua in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 10:50:01 / November 25, 2017 @ 10:50 am. Event id: us2000bua4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bua4. Exact location of earthquake, 128.5689° East, -3.8911° South, depth 126.06 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:50:01 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.06 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km SSW of Saparua, Indonesia.
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