A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kairatu in Indonesia on Thursday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:12:40 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/19 / 2019-09-26 00:12:40 / September 26, 2019 @ 12:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.4207° East, latitude -3.3969° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70005s0y. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005s0y.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, Ambon (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km SE of Kairatu, Indonesia.
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