A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 23:43:22 / May 13, 2020 @ 11:43 pm. Id of earthquake: us70009llt. Event ids that are associated: us70009llt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35.88 km, 96.4703° East, 2.3083° North. The temblor was picked up at 23:43:22 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.88 km (22 miles).
The epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 21 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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