A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 192.33 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 08:07:24 / March 9, 2020 @ 8:07 am. Exact location of event, longitude 99.489 East, latitude 1.653 North, depth = 192.33 km. Unique identifier: us60008cd0. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008cd0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:07:24 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sibolga, Rantauprapat, Bandar. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km NE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.
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