A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:28:11 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 97.0833° East, latitude 2.2373° North, depth = 41.85 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 02:28:11 / February 6, 2016 @ 2:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.85 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20004y9c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004y9c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang.
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. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 82 km ESE of Sinabang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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