A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 57 km SW of Krui, Indonesia (35 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:41:44 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006rn8. Unique identifier: us10006rn8. 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 61.59 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 103.5345 East, latitude -5.5115 South, depth = 61.59 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 13:41:44 / September 22, 2016 @ 1:41 pm.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 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: 57 km SW of Krui, Indonesia.
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