A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Kabanjahe in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 97.9114 East, latitude 3.1176 North, depth = 87.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 87.35 km (54 miles). Unique identifier: us20005bje. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005bje. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:29:30 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 21:29:30 / March 21, 2016 @ 9:29 pm.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Medan (c. 1 751 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Binjai (c. 228 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sunggal (c. 157 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Deli Tua (c. 27 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Stabat (c. 26 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Medan, Deli Tua, Stabat (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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