A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Saparua in Indonesia on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k9pb. Unique identifier: us2000k9pb. Exact location of event, longitude 128.7341 East, latitude -3.8999 South, depth = 129 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:16:51 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 129 km (80 miles). Global time and date of event 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 22:16:51 / March 26, 2019 @ 10:16 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, Ambon (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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