A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Padang in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 04:42:00 / November 18, 2020 @ 4:42 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cpq3. Unique identifier: us6000cpq3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.47 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 100.4305 East, latitude -1.8076 South, depth = 53.47 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:42:00 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter).
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 Padang. The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 95 km S of Padang, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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