A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 125 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (78 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.02 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:02:05 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003q8x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003q8x. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 00:02:05 / October 14, 2015 @ 12:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.8479 East, latitude -2.5392 South, depth = 39.02 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 125 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia.
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