A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 04:46:54 / May 6, 2020 @ 4:46 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:46:54 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.34 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 69.34 km, 98.9523° East, 0.7337° North. Unique identifier: us70009fef. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009fef. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padangsidempuan.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km SSW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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