A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 144 km SSW of Sibolga, Indonesia (89 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 98.1094 East, latitude 0.6253 North, depth = 24 km. Event id: us20009ph5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ph5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 15:34:09 / June 24, 2017 @ 3:34 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:34:09 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 144 km SSW of Sibolga, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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