A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Sibolga in Indonesia on Tuesday. Event id: us1000d3nz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d3nz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.68 km (79 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:33:39 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 98.993 East, latitude 1.9919 North, depth = 126.68 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sibolga in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 04:33:39 / March 13, 2018 @ 4:33 am.
The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rantauprapat, Bandar, Padangsidempuan. 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 six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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