A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tulehu in Indonesia. Event id: us70005rzf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005rzf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:27:44 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 128.3342° East, -3.6245° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 00:27:44 / September 26, 2019 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, Ambon (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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