A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 128.74 km (80 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:15:35 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 129.0411° East, latitude -3.6554° South, depth = 128.74 km. Id of earthquake: us2000db64. Event ids that are associated: us2000db64. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 15:15:35 / February 24, 2018 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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