A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes southern Sumatra, Indonesia (0 miles) on Wednesday. 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 49.15 km (31 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 10:40:26 / January 27, 2021 @ 10:40 am. The temblor was reported at 10:40:26 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000d3n4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3n4. Exact location of earthquake, 103.6685° East, -5.1515° South, depth 49.15 km.
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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: southern Sumatra, Indonesia.
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