A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004a7w. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004a7w. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.31 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.3353 East, latitude 2.3964 North, depth = 33.31 km. The temblor was detected at 14:32:21 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 07:32:21 / December 29, 2015 @ 7:32 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km SSW of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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