A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 196 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia (122 miles). 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:17:53 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 15:17:53 / October 21, 2020 @ 3:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 100.294° East, latitude -3.4444° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000capt. Id of event: us6000capt.
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 twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 196 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia.
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