A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia (96 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005uji. Unique identifier: us70005uji. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.42 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 97.1682 East, latitude 1.3303 North, depth = 31.42 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:30:41 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 07:30:41 / October 16, 2019 @ 7:30 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 154 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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