A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Berastagi in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 19:48:39 / December 3, 2020 @ 7:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 98.2144 East, latitude 3.2862 North, depth = 127.59 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmnu. Id of event: us7000cmnu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.59 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:48:39 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tebingtinggi, Pematangsiantar, Perbaungan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Medan (c. 1 751 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Percut (c. 311 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Binjai (c. 228 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Pematangsiantar (c. 209 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sunggal (c. 157 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Perbaungan (c. 157 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Tebingtinggi (c. 117 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km WNW of Berastagi, Indonesia.
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