A earthquake with magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.34 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:05:20 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 96.347° East, 2.3334° North, depth 20.34 km. Unique identifier: us70006vkq. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006vkq. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 06:05:20 / January 7, 2020 @ 6:05 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sinabang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 17 km (10 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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