A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600069q2. Id of event: us600069q2. Exact location of event, depth 31.79 km, 96.7623° East, 1.9485° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.79 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 14:17:00 / November 9, 2019 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:17:00 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 72 km SE of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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