A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Amahusu in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60005krn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005krn. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:50:39 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/19 / 2019-09-19 02:50:39 / September 19, 2019 @ 2:50 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 240.06 km (149 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.5457° East, latitude -4.2169° South, depth = 240.06 km.
The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambon.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km SW of Amahusu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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