A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 116 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia (72 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.12 km (19 miles). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:49:14 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006s6p. Id of event: us60006s6p. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sungaipenuh in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 14:49:14 / December 16, 2019 @ 2:49 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 100.8812 East, latitude -3.0101 South, depth = 30.12 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 116 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia.
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