A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Bandar in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 165.44 km, 99.4531° East, 2.0473° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 165.44 km (103 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 11:14:42 / September 19, 2018 @ 11:14 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hh2d. Id of event: us2000hh2d. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:14:42 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sibolga, Padangsidempuan, Rantauprapat (min 5000 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 33 km W of Bandar, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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