A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 172.05 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 19:33:59 / July 18, 2020 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT. 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: us6000b3dm. Id of event: us6000b3dm. The temblor was reported at 19:33:59 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 99.425 East, latitude 1.7627 North, depth = 172.05 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sibolga, Rantauprapat, Bandar (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 45 km NNE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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