A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 174 km SW of Sinabang, Indonesia (108 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/19 / 2019-01-28 02:43:06 / January 28, 2019 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000jhb6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jhb6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:43:06 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.0977 East, latitude 1.5668 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 174 km SW of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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