A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 95.7592° East, latitude 2.7676° North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008q3h. Unique identifier: us70008q3h. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sinabang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:20:27 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/20 / 2020-04-06 19:20:27 / April 6, 2020 @ 7:20 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang. Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km WNW of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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