A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Passo in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2157 East, latitude -3.6504 South, depth = 54.43 km. Unique identifier: us70005swb. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005swb. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:39:48 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 04:39:48 / October 10, 2019 @ 4:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.43 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Passo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai, Ambon (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 4 km WSW of Passo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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