A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia (93 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 97.1491 East, latitude 1.3649 North, depth = 25.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kfd. Id of event: us20008kfd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 01:36:37 / February 4, 2017 @ 1:36 am. The temblor was detected at 08:36:37 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 150 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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