A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tebingtinggi in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006287. Id of event: us60006287. Exact location of event, longitude 99.1585 East, latitude 3.3519 North, depth = 184.39 km. The temblor was reported at 10:24:15 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 184.39 km (115 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 03:24:15 / October 17, 2019 @ 3:24 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Medan (c. 1 751 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Percut (c. 311 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Binjai (c. 228 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Sunggal (c. 157 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Perbaungan (c. 157 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stabat, Tanjungbalai, Teluk Nibung (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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