A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 172 km WSW of Sinabang, Indonesia (107 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:37:02 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 04:37:02 / January 27, 2019 @ 4:37 am. 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). Id of earthquake: us2000j9cr. Event ids that are associated: us2000j9cr. Exact location of earthquake, 95.0427° East, 1.6822° North, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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