A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Sungaipenuh in Indonesia on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 95.79 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 03:43:12 / March 3, 2017 @ 3:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.1191 East, latitude -2.8625 South, depth = 95.79 km. The temblor was detected at 10:43:12 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000887p. Unique identifier: us1000887p.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sungai Penuh (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 91 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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