A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 163 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia (101 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us200050lf. Unique identifier: us200050lf. Exact location of earthquake, 97.3116° East, 1.3419° North, depth 35 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:13:46 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 21:13:46 / February 12, 2016 @ 9:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 163 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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