A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Payakumbuh in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahgu. Id of event: us7000ahgu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.11 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 100.652 East, latitude -0.3825 South, depth = 34.11 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:40:10 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 17:40:10 / June 29, 2020 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Padang, Pariaman, Sijunjung (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Payakumbuh (c. 121 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Bukittinggi (c. 98 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Solok (c. 48 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Sijunjung (c. 27 800 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km S of Payakumbuh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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