A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Sibolga in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:10:50 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004g0q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g0q. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.25 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 00:10:50 / January 15, 2016 @ 12:10 am. Exact location of event, longitude 98.4374 East, latitude 1.4523 North, depth = 66.25 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sibolga. Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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