A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Onan Ganjang in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 98.124 East, latitude 1.944 North, depth = 60.91 km. Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 21:32:52 / August 19, 2018 @ 9:32 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000givm. Event ids that are associated: us1000givm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.91 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:32:52 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sibolga (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km WSW of Onan Ganjang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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