A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 184 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia (114 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:08:28 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 18:08:28 / April 16, 2016 @ 6:08 pm. Event id: us20005j1r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005j1r. Exact location of earthquake, 97.8288° East, 0.3786° North, depth 25.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.98 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 184 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia.
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