A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:30:58 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003pnf. Unique identifier: us10003pnf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 14:30:58 / October 19, 2015 @ 2:30 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 102.3771° East, -7.9001° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia.
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