A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Tongging in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 98.4172 East, latitude 2.437 North, depth = 96.45 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 08:26:14 / November 14, 2020 @ 8:26 am. Id of earthquake: us7000cevl. Event ids that are associated: us7000cevl. The temblor was detected at 08:26:14 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.45 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pematangsiantar, Sibolga, Kabanjahe (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sibolga (c. 79 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kabanjahe (c. 57 200 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 52 km SSW of Tongging, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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