A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 187 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia (116 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.91 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000bkxg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bkxg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 97.8365 East, latitude 0.3356 North, depth = 28.91 km. The temblor was detected at 11:44:26 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 11:44:26 / September 4, 2020 @ 11:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 187 km SW of Sibolga, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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