A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Onan Ganjang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Onan Ganjang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:02:33 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.59 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d7cu. Unique identifier: us2000d7cu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 10:02:33 / February 24, 2018 @ 10:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 98.8216 East, latitude 2.0844 North, depth = 10.59 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bandar, Pematangsiantar, Padangsidempuan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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