A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:22:27 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 01:22:27 / April 21, 2017 @ 1:22 am. Exact location, longitude 96.282° East, latitude 2.0365° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008n56. Unique identifier: us10008n56.
The epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 50 km SSW of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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