A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 99.1676° East, 1.4208° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 10:12:59 / July 14, 2017 @ 10:12 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:12:59 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wac. Id of event: us20009wac.
Event epicenter was 12 km (8 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Close 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 Bandar, Sibolga, Padangsidempuan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 12 km WNW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.
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