A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Kabanjahe in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 20:12:23 / July 18, 2018 @ 8:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000gbw9. Unique identifier: us2000gbw9. Exact location of event, longitude 98.057 East, latitude 3.0041 North, depth = 111.16 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.16 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:12:23 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Deli Tua, Sunggal, Binjai (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Binjai (c. 228 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sunggal (c. 157 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Deli Tua (c. 27 900 pop). Nearby 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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