A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Pagar Alam in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.79 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:43:04 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 10:43:04 / October 10, 2020 @ 10:43 am. Exact location of event, longitude 102.6566 East, latitude -4.6942 South, depth = 53.79 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7ak. Id of event: us6000c7ak.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km SW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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