A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 96.2214° East, 2.1236° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:03:15 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 13:03:15 / January 7, 2020 @ 1:03 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us60007c6d. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007c6d.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km SSW of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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