A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 155 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia (96 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:38:46 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 97.6307 East, latitude 0.9393 North, depth = 39.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/16 / 2016-03-15 21:38:46 / March 15, 2016 @ 9:38 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005as2. Id of event: us20005as2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.9 km (25 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 155 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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