A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.69 km (37 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:31:33 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 96.8408 East, latitude 2.9758 North, depth = 59.69 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 21:31:33 / September 19, 2017 @ 9:31 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000awmw. Unique identifier: us2000awmw.
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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