A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 102 kilometers (63 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 22.19 km, 95.4701° East, 2.6186° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 06:57:07 / January 24, 2018 @ 6:57 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.19 km (14 miles). Event id: us2000cnm1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cnm1. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:57:07 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang. Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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