A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.77 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:29:39 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 96.4269 East, latitude 2.1263 North, depth = 35.77 km. Id of earthquake: us70003lbi. Event ids that are associated: us70003lbi. Global time and date of event 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 02:29:39 / May 15, 2019 @ 2:29 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km S of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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