A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.8538 East, latitude 2.5129 North, depth = 8.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.55 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 19:37:54 / March 29, 2018 @ 7:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:37:54 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000daz0. Id of event: us1000daz0.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 58 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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