A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.83 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:48:05 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60006nk1. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006nk1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 12:48:05 / December 7, 2019 @ 12:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 47.83 km, 129.4195° East, -2.7751° South.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km NE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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