A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Pariaman in Indonesia on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 100.3 km, 99.5181° East, 0.0193° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.3 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 16:26:55 / September 28, 2020 @ 4:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:26:55 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c266. Unique identifier: us6000c266.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pariaman (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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