A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pelau in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.98 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lg7. Id of event: us70005lg7. Exact location of event, longitude 128.4829 East, latitude -3.6093 South, depth = 10.98 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:39:59 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 00:39:59 / September 26, 2019 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pelau in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai, Ambon. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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