A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 99.5786 East, latitude 1.5329 North, depth = 176.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 176.6 km (110 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/19 / 2019-03-02 20:38:49 / March 2, 2019 @ 8:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:38:49 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jdqa. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jdqa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rantauprapat, Bandar, Padangsidempuan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 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 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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