A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tulehu in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 05:28:41 / September 26, 2019 @ 5:28 am. The temblor was picked up at 14:28:41 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.4554° East, latitude -3.6627° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lhw. Id of event: us70005lhw. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai, Ambon.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 15 km ESE of Tulehu, Indonesia.
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