A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 72 km N of Sikabaluan, Indonesia (45 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.97 km (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:01:59 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 15:01:59 / March 18, 2018 @ 3:01 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 98.9141 East, latitude -0.4724 South, depth = 46.97 km. Id of earthquake: us1000d83l. Event ids that are associated: us1000d83l.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 72 km N of Sikabaluan, Indonesia.
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