A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Pematangsiantar in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 180.12 km, 99.1763° East, 2.8364° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 180.12 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us100073sg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073sg. The temblor was picked up at 06:04:13 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/16 / 2016-10-29 23:04:13 / October 29, 2016 @ 11:04 pm.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Deli Tua, Perbaungan, Kabanjahe (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Perbaungan (c. 157 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tanjungbalai (c. 142 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kisaran (c. 129 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tebingtinggi (c. 117 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SE of Pematangsiantar, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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