A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Kabanjahe in Indonesia. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:46:42 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.31 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/15 / 2015-12-01 14:46:42 / December 1, 2015 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100042g1. Id of event: us100042g1. Exact location of event, longitude 97.9969 East, latitude 3.0989 North, depth = 79.31 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Medan, Stabat, Deli Tua (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Medan (c. 1 751 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Binjai (c. 228 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sunggal (c. 157 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Deli Tua (c. 27 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Stabat (c. 26 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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