A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 119 km SW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia (74 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.32 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jg1. Id of event: us10006jg1. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:04:15 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 20:04:15 / September 1, 2016 @ 8:04 pm. Exact location, longitude 98.5337° East, latitude 0.5795° North, depth = 24.32 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Padangsidempuan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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