A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 188 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia (117 miles). Event id: us6000c9cy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9cy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 100.3722 East, latitude -3.4128 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:14:04 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 08:14:04 / October 19, 2020 @ 8:14 am.
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 four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 188 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia.
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