A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 99.6161° East, 1.2524° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700097e2. Id of event: us700097e2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Padangsidempuan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 08:20:24 / April 30, 2020 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:20:24 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sibolga, Rantauprapat, Bandar (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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 ESE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.
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