A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Amahai in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 128.7466 East, latitude -2.8017 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000d7g7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7g7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:38:30 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 03:38:30 / December 31, 2020 @ 3:38 am.
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Amahai (c. 47 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Amahai.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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