A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Painan in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 17:03:04 / April 13, 2017 @ 5:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:03:04 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008ja5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ja5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.77 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 100.5634° East, -2.1079° South, depth 58.77 km.
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sungai Penuh (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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