A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia (89 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 14:49:15 / October 18, 2015 @ 2:49 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.06 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 97.1193 East, latitude 1.4038 North, depth = 35.06 km. Unique identifier: us10003pi2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003pi2. The temblor was detected at 21:49:15 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 144 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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