A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Sungaipenuh in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.14 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:09:31 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 101.0846° East, -2.9038° South, depth 64.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007m22. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007m22. Global time and date of event 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 09:09:31 / February 1, 2020 @ 9:09 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Sungai Penuh (c. 95 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sungai Penuh (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 96 km SSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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