A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia (87 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/17 / 2017-01-08 07:09:32 / January 8, 2017 @ 7:09 am. Exact location of earthquake, 97.1877° East, 1.5076° North, depth 30.85 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:09:32 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vch. Id of event: us10007vch. 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 30.85 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 140 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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