A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km WSW of Kabanjahe, Indonesia (75 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 97.4938° East, 2.6779° North, depth 70.57 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:18:54 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.57 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us700058g5. Event ids that are associated: us700058g5. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 19:18:54 / August 18, 2019 @ 7:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km WSW of Kabanjahe, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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