A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Padang in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 23:51:11 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000b9gc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b9gc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.74 km (33 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 100.2035 East, latitude -1.7749 South, depth = 52.74 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 23:51:11 / August 4, 2020 @ 11:51 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padang (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km S of Padang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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