A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Ambon in Indonesia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:42:38 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 121.79 km, 128.5158° East, -3.7795° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 121.79 km (76 miles). Event id: us7000cn1d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cn1d. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 17:42:38 / December 1, 2020 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Amahai, Ambon (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 38 km ESE of Ambon, Indonesia.
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