A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 02:51:58 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 17:51:58 / December 7, 2019 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 129.2106 East, latitude -2.8511 South, depth = 9.08 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.08 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006nm9. Id of event: us60006nm9.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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