A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 13:27:37 / July 23, 2017 @ 1:27 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:27:37 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 97.0784° East, latitude -9.3013° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000a1tf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1tf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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