A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 250 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia (155 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 13:36:02 / January 14, 2016 @ 1:36 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:36:02 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 94.141 East, latitude 2.7016 North, depth = 28.19 km. Event id: us10004ehw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ehw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.19 km (18 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 250 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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