A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia (60 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 20:54:07 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000d63h. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d63h. Exact location of event, depth 59.93 km, 101.057° East, -2.8916° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.93 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 13:54:07 / March 18, 2018 @ 1:54 pm.
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 96 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia.
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