A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Pematangsiantar in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007paq. Unique identifier: us60007paq. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:19:56 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 98.9785° East, latitude 3.0863° North, depth = 182.32 km. Global time and date of event 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 11:19:56 / February 4, 2020 @ 11:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 182.32 km (113 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tanjungbalai, Belawan, Binjai (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Medan (c. 1 751 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Percut (c. 311 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Binjai (c. 228 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sunggal (c. 157 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Perbaungan (c. 157 200 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 one and in the last 365 days six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NW of Pematangsiantar, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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