A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 95.8456° East, latitude 2.4956° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:30:41 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac2d. Unique identifier: us2000ac2d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 15:30:41 / August 26, 2017 @ 3:30 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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