A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Kuripan in Indonesia on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 01:06:40 / May 19, 2020 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000a014. Event ids that are associated: us6000a014. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 103.5046 East, latitude -4.6611 South, depth = 59.44 km. The temblor was reported at 08:06:40 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.44 km (37 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lahat, Baturaja, Tanjungagung. Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (59 miles) from Baturaja (c. 134 800 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Lahat (c. 65 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tanjungagung (c. 53 100 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 50 km NW of Kuripan, Indonesia.
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