A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Parapat in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 21:59:45 / October 4, 2019 @ 9:59 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:59:45 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 160.17 km (100 miles). Event id: us70005tgw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tgw. Exact location of event, depth 160.17 km, 98.982° East, 2.6703° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kisaran, Tebingtinggi, Kabanjahe (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kisaran (c. 129 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tebingtinggi (c. 117 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Pekan Bahapal (c. 40 000 pop).
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. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km E of Parapat, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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