A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 144 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia (89 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ui6. Id of event: us70005ui6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 02:18:21 / October 16, 2019 @ 2:18 am. The temblor was reported at 09:18:21 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 96.9846° East, 1.3233° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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