A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 95.7007 East, latitude 2.6351 North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 22:07:46 / May 5, 2019 @ 10:07 pm. Event id: us70003h4p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003h4p. The temblor was picked up at 05:07:46 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 77 km WNW of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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