A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Parapat in Indonesia. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:24:31 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100098p4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098p4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.0038 East, latitude 2.7575 North, depth = 141.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 01:24:31 / July 11, 2017 @ 1:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141.9 km (88 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Parapat in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 99 km (62 miles) from Medan (c. 1 751 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Percut (c. 311 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Sunggal (c. 157 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Perbaungan (c. 157 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tanjungbalai (c. 142 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kisaran (c. 129 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sunggal, Medan, Percut (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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