A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Padangsidempuan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.27 km (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jdlv. Unique identifier: us1000jdlv. The temblor was detected at 23:34:29 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 16:34:29 / March 11, 2019 @ 4:34 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 98.7939 East, latitude 1.1288 North, depth = 76.27 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sibolga, Padangsidempuan. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km WSW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.
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