A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 95.7975° East, 2.8676° North, depth 26.44 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cg3e. Id of event: us7000cg3e. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:13:04 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 26.44 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 12:13:04 / November 17, 2020 @ 12:13 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 77 km WNW of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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