A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Padang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:37:25 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 100.4899° East, latitude -1.5332° South, depth = 79.22 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 19:37:25 / October 26, 2020 @ 7:37 pm. Event id: us7000c81i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c81i. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.22 km (49 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Solok, Padang (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Solok (c. 48 400 pop).
Every 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 ten 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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