A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 84 km ESE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (52 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:59:24 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007w28. Event ids that are associated: us70007w28. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.45 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 99.8722 East, latitude -1.9686 South, depth = 36.45 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 20:59:24 / February 24, 2020 @ 8:59 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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