A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 263 km NW of Sabang, Indonesia (163 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 16:08:00 / January 18, 2021 @ 4:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.5259 East, latitude 7.4656 North, depth = 43.43 km. Event id: us7000d3pj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3pj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 43.43 km (27 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:08:00 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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