A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Saparua in Indonesia. Event id: us2000jib2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jib2. The epicenter was at a depth of 110.07 km (68 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/19 / 2019-02-15 05:06:29 / February 15, 2019 @ 5:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 110.07 km, 128.6591° East, -3.9842° South. The temblor was picked up at 14:06:29 / 2:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai, Ambon. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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