A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 22:13:49 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 16:13:49 / January 24, 2016 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.43 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24.43 km, 96.6785° East, 2.0677° North. Unique identifier: us10004guj. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004guj.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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