A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 105 km NW of Sabang, Indonesia (65 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 94.6958 East, latitude 6.6095 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:03:00 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/11/15 / 2015-11-09 07:03:00 / November 9, 2015 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10003vwq. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003vwq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 105 km NW of Sabang, Indonesia.
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