A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 99 km SW of Padang, Indonesia (62 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 18:10:57 / November 19, 2020 @ 6:10 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 99.6307 East, latitude -1.4843 South, depth = 53.98 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cqge. Id of event: us6000cqge. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:10:57 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.98 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 99 km SW of Padang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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