A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 238 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia (148 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 97.1684 East, latitude 0.3173 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sibolga in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i2ac. Unique identifier: us1000i2ac. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:29:59 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/12/18 / 2018-12-04 22:29:59 / December 4, 2018 @ 10:29 pm.
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 238 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia.
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