A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 17:52:21 / April 29, 2017 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.4796 East, latitude 0.627 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008m1q. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008m1q. The temblor was detected at 00:52:21 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padangsidempuan.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 85 km SSE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.
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