A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 249 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia (155 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 03:53:11 / December 7, 2018 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 97.0933 East, latitude 0.2599 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000it9d. Unique identifier: us2000it9d. The temblor was picked up at 09:53:11 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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