A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 173 km WSW of Sinabang, Indonesia (107 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 05:46:26 / January 6, 2016 @ 5:46 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bpj. Id of event: us10004bpj. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:46:26 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 94.9071° East, latitude 1.9592° North, depth = 33.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.19 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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