A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 215 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia (134 miles). Exact location of event, depth 28.92 km, 97.1886° East, 0.6343° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:45 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 28.92 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009yea. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yea. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 07:00:45 / July 15, 2017 @ 7:00 am.
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 215 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia.
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