A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km SSW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia (71 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 98.8842 East, latitude 0.4066 North, depth = 61.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.6 km (38 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/17 / 2017-05-25 10:45:29 / May 25, 2017 @ 10:45 am. Unique identifier: us10008v9l. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008v9l. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:29 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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