A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Sungaipenuh in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 00:38:45 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.57 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 17:38:45 / February 27, 2017 @ 5:38 pm. Exact location of event, depth 58.57 km, 100.8807° East, -2.2827° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100087i8. Event ids that are associated: us100087i8.
The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sungai Penuh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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