A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 15:06:24 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9fh. Id of event: us2000a9fh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 211.7 km (132 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 08:06:24 / August 15, 2017 @ 8:06 am. Exact location of event, depth 211.7 km, 100.0065° East, 1.0507° North.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padangsidempuan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km ESE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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