A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 95.8831 East, latitude 2.4923 North, depth = 23.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100095jw. Unique identifier: us100095jw. Global time and date of event 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 14:38:23 / June 25, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.56 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:38:23 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). 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 earthquakes 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 55 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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