A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Sungaipenuh in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 100.5516° East, latitude -2.1971° South, depth = 65.94 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.94 km (41 miles). Event id: us20005k8b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005k8b. The temblor was detected at 00:31:18 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 17:31:18 / April 20, 2016 @ 5:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sungai Penuh (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 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 two 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km W of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia.
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