A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 131 km NW of Sabang, Indonesia (81 miles). Exact location, longitude 94.3923° East, latitude 6.6389° North, depth = 98.34 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006si5. Id of event: us70006si5. 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 98.34 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:59:03 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 16:59:03 / December 30, 2019 @ 4:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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