A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 08:02:05 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 02:02:05 / January 19, 2016 @ 2:02 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sinabang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004fhf. Event ids that are associated: us10004fhf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.61 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 96.5932° East, 1.9879° North, depth 20.61 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 59 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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