A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Binjai in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.25 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us200067wh. Event ids that are associated: us200067wh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/16 / 2016-06-24 06:12:22 / June 24, 2016 @ 6:12 am. The temblor was detected at 13:12:22 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 97.8935° East, 3.5595° North, depth 127.25 km. 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 Belawan, Labuhan Deli, Deli Tua (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Medan (c. 1 751 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Binjai (c. 228 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sunggal (c. 157 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Belawan (c. 102 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Labuhan Deli (c. 49 700 pop). 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 three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km W of Binjai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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