A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.54 km (20 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008qaj. Id of event: us10008qaj. Exact location of event, longitude 96.8417 East, latitude 2.4773 North, depth = 32.54 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 11:24:47 / May 7, 2017 @ 11:24 am. The temblor was reported at 17:24:47 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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