A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pelau in Indonesia on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.4471 East, latitude -3.4373 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 09:23:27 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005rzg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005rzg. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 00:23:27 / September 26, 2019 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, Ambon. The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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