A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kairatu in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 21:02:04 / November 15, 2019 @ 9:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:02:04 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.3304° East, latitude -3.453° South, depth = 35 km. Event id: us700068kr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700068kr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, Ambon. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km SSW of Kairatu, Indonesia.
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