A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 161 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia (100 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjh7. Id of event: us1000gjh7. The temblor was reported at 02:40:51 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.2 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 100.6979 East, latitude -3.3676 South, depth = 33.2 km. 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: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 19:40:51 / August 20, 2018 @ 7:40 pm.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 161 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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