A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/11/20 / 2020-11-27 09:47:08 / November 27, 2020 @ 9:47 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:47:08 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ckb8. Id of event: us7000ckb8. Exact location, longitude 96.284° East, latitude 2.7944° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 36 km NNW of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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