A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Parapat 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 161.98 km, 98.9669° East, 2.6915° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 161.98 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 12:19:22 / April 21, 2019 @ 12:19 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:19:22 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003eng. Id of event: us70003eng.
The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kisaran (c. 129 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tebingtinggi (c. 117 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pekan Bahapal (c. 40 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kisaran, Tebingtinggi, Kabanjahe. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 4 km NE of Parapat, Indonesia.
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