A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 96.2216° East, 1.9638° North, depth 10 km. Event id: us60007ctg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ctg. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:37:21 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 01:37:21 / January 8, 2020 @ 1:37 am.
Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km SSW of Sinabang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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