A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 82 km S of Painan, Indonesia (51 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.62 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:11:18 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008udk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008udk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 17:11:18 / March 19, 2017 @ 5:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 100.5341 East, latitude -2.0961 South, depth = 78.62 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 82 km S of Painan, Indonesia.
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