A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Padang in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 100.3689 East, latitude -1.7326 South, depth = 56.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:47:27 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 19:47:27 / August 20, 2020 @ 7:47 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdm9. Id of event: us7000bdm9. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.7 km (35 miles).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Padang (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 86 km S of Padang, Indonesia.
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