A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 158 km W of Pariaman, Indonesia (98 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:52:41 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 16:52:41 / October 15, 2020 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.29 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8k2. Unique identifier: us6000c8k2. Exact location of event, longitude 98.7029 East, latitude -0.4881 South, depth = 41.29 km.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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