A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Sungaipenuh in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 197.03 km, 102.1857° East, -2.1521° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 23:34:37 / May 21, 2016 @ 11:34 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:34:37 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 197.03 km (122 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j61. Id of event: us10005j61.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sungai Penuh. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 89 km E of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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