A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 153 km SSW of Padang, Indonesia (95 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 99.6026° East, -2.1082° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:03:23 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 12:03:23 / January 28, 2021 @ 12:03 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000den8. Event ids that are associated: us6000den8.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 153 km SSW of Padang, Indonesia.
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