A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Piru in Indonesia on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.98 km (25 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 11:35:59 / September 25, 2019 @ 11:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.9211 East, latitude -3.0865 South, depth = 39.98 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:35:59 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005l31. Unique identifier: us70005l31.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Close 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.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km W of Piru, Indonesia.
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