A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:47:05 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdgc. Id of event: us7000cdgc. Exact location of earthquake, 96.6451° East, 2.0382° North, depth 39.41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.41 km (24 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 22:47:05 / November 7, 2020 @ 10:47 pm.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang. Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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