A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 242 km NW of Sabang, Indonesia (150 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.64 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:17:09 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqzu. Id of event: us7000cqzu. Exact location of event, depth 58.64 km, 94.058° East, 7.681° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 08:17:09 / December 9, 2020 @ 8:17 am.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 242 km NW of Sabang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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