A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Onan Ganjang in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 99.1448° East, 2.1595° North, depth 148.21 km. Unique identifier: us2000acpp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000acpp. The temblor was detected at 05:59:52 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 22:59:52 / August 28, 2017 @ 10:59 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 148.21 km (92 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pematangsiantar, Padangsidempuan, Rantauprapat. Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (56 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 57 km E of Onan Ganjang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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