A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km NW of Sinabang, Indonesia (58 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.95 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 01:42:21 / October 28, 2016 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us100073pn. Event ids that are associated: us100073pn. Exact location of event, longitude 95.6848 East, latitude 2.954 North, depth = 26.95 km. The temblor was reported at 08:42:21 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km NW of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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