A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 115 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia (71 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.98 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:26:24 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 11:26:24 / February 27, 2017 @ 11:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.3527 East, latitude 2.3453 North, depth = 23.98 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mnm. Id of event: us20008mnm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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