A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Parapat in Indonesia on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 30/07/19 / 2019-07-30 01:22:39 / July 30, 2019 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us60004x81. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004x81. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:22:39 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 145.79 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 98.9383 East, latitude 2.5378 North, depth = 145.79 km.
Nearby 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 Tebingtinggi, Sibolga, Kisaran. Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kisaran (c. 129 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tebingtinggi (c. 117 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pekan Bahapal (c. 40 000 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 13 km S of Parapat, Indonesia.
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