A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 164 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia (102 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 21:40:00 / October 15, 2019 @ 9:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 96.9038° East, 1.0894° North, depth 10 km. 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). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:40:00 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005xql. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005xql.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 164 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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