A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Ceram Sea, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Ceram Sea, Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.77 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.0217° East, -2.8783° South, depth 44.77 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 03:37:57 / December 21, 2020 @ 3:37 am. The temblor was reported at 03:37:57 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d5ez. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5ez.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambon. Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Ambon (c. 355 600 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 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: Ceram Sea, Indonesia.
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