A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km NNW of Sabang, Indonesia (98 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/17 / 2017-01-05 20:28:54 / January 5, 2017 @ 8:28 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.8709 East, latitude 7.2571 North, depth = 202.12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 202.12 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10007rhn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007rhn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:28:54 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 158 km NNW of Sabang, Indonesia.
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