A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Sungaipenuh in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.06 km (35 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000769m. Event ids that are associated: us1000769m. Exact location of earthquake, 100.6863° East, -2.3681° South, depth 57.06 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:31:02 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 09:31:02 / November 8, 2016 @ 9:31 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sungai Penuh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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