A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 296 km WSW of Sinabang, Indonesia (184 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:17:13 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60005lyw. Event ids that are associated: us60005lyw. Exact location, longitude 93.7817° East, latitude 1.8648° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 11:17:13 / September 22, 2019 @ 11:17 am.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 296 km WSW of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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