A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 99.9337 East, latitude 1.3572 North, depth = 200.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 200.93 km (125 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700099yi. Unique identifier: us700099yi. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:10:19 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 01:10:19 / April 28, 2020 @ 1:10 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rantauprapat, Bandar, Padangsidempuan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 74 km E of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.
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