A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pelau in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 04:35:10 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 128.4739° East, -3.6474° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 19:35:10 / September 28, 2019 @ 7:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005s3v. Event ids that are associated: us70005s3v. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, Ambon.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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