A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 191 km WSW of Pariaman, Indonesia (119 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 04:37:02 / September 8, 2020 @ 4:37 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:37:02 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 98.4832° East, -1.164° South. Event id: us7000bjjb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjjb.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 191 km WSW of Pariaman, Indonesia.
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