A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 179 km NW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 13:00:31 / January 21, 2016 @ 1:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:00:31 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.71 km (18 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004us9. Id of event: us20004us9. Exact location of event, longitude 97.8598 East, latitude 0.0406 North, depth = 29.71 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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