A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 167 km WSW of Sibolga, Indonesia (104 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 97.485 East, latitude 0.972 North, depth = 30.62 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us200040mb. Unique identifier: us200040mb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.62 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 01:59:02 / October 30, 2015 @ 1:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:59:02 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 167 km WSW of Sibolga, Indonesia.
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