A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km WSW of Padang, Indonesia (85 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 38.48 km, 99.2547° East, -1.4961° South. The temblor was detected at 13:46:59 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). 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 38.48 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cc5v. Id of event: us6000cc5v. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 13:46:59 / October 20, 2020 @ 1:46 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 136 km WSW of Padang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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