A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 247 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia (153 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 21:53:36 / December 6, 2018 @ 9:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.8707 East, latitude 0.2937 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000isym. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000isym. The temblor was detected at 03:53:36 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 247 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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