A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Saparua in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.8787 East, latitude -3.9786 South, depth = 151.22 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 14:45:51 / February 4, 2020 @ 2:45 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 151.22 km (94 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:51 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007pf1. Event ids that are associated: us70007pf1.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon, Amahai. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 51 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia.
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