A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 254 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia (158 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 97.0411 East, latitude 0.2486 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000i2an. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i2an. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/18 / 2018-12-04 22:37:46 / December 4, 2018 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:37:46 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 254 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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