A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Sibolga in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 13:17:04 / December 1, 2019 @ 1:17 pm. Unique identifier: us70006f0e. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006f0e. The temblor was detected at 20:17:04 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 6.15 km, 99.1055° East, 1.8035° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.15 km (4 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rantauprapat, Bandar, Padangsidempuan. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km E of Sibolga, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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