A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Padang in Indonesia on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 11:07:44 / June 16, 2020 @ 11:07 am. The temblor was detected at 11:07:44 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.51 km (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah74. Id of event: us6000ah74. Exact location of event, longitude 100.5071 East, latitude -1.3661 South, depth = 78.51 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pariaman, Sijunjung, Solok (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Solok (c. 48 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sijunjung (c. 27 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 49 km SSE of Padang, Indonesia.
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