A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 153 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia (95 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 10:33:18 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 03:33:18 / January 4, 2016 @ 3:33 am. Event id: us10004dzp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dzp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 97.1064 East, latitude 1.2964 North, depth = 29.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.24 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 153 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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