A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Saparua in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 128.6425 East, latitude -4.0087 South, depth = 116.61 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.61 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:55:54 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600045ry. Ids that are associated to the event: us600045ry. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 23:55:54 / June 17, 2019 @ 11:55 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, Ambon. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 48 km S of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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