A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 96 km NW of Sinabang, Indonesia (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000884d. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000884d. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.36 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:53:17 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 95.6626° East, 2.971° North, depth 28.36 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 18:53:17 / March 1, 2017 @ 6:53 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km NW of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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