A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Saparua in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us2000i5ej. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i5ej. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 96.02 km (60 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/18 / 2018-11-01 16:33:53 / November 1, 2018 @ 4:33 pm. Exact location, longitude 128.9222° East, latitude -3.8366° South, depth = 96.02 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:33:53 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon, Amahai.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nine 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km SE of Saparua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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