A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 245 km WSW of Tugu Hilir, Indonesia (152 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:49:11 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 103.6932° East, latitude -7.8967° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007lfy. Id of event: us60007lfy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 08:49:11 / January 21, 2020 @ 8:49 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 245 km WSW of Tugu Hilir, Indonesia.
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