A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (42 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.58 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20004us2. Event ids that are associated: us20004us2. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:20:25 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 08:20:25 / January 21, 2016 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 99.6099° East, -2.0696° South, depth 7.58 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 68 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia.
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