A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kairatu in Indonesia. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:46:46 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 23:46:46 / September 25, 2019 @ 11:46 pm. Exact location of event, depth 29.89 km, 128.3786° East, -3.4261° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kairatu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.89 km (19 miles). Event id: us70005lfd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005lfd.
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, Ambon (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SSE of Kairatu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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