A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Painan in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 20:59:47 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.28 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 100.6579° East, -2.0577° South, depth 79.28 km. Global time and date of event 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 13:59:47 / December 30, 2015 @ 1:59 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004btv. Unique identifier: us10004btv.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sungai Penuh. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 78 km S of Painan, Indonesia.
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