A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.21 km (13 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:47:07 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bh2v. Event ids that are associated: us7000bh2v. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.8582 East, latitude 2.8877 North, depth = 20.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 12:47:07 / August 29, 2020 @ 12:47 pm.
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km NW of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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