A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Sibolga in Indonesia on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008m6a. Id of event: us10008m6a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:28:51 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93.16 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 98.6104° East, latitude 1.611° North, depth = 93.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 08:28:51 / April 30, 2017 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop). Nearby 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 Padangsidempuan, Sibolga.
Each 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 one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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