A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 05:03:36 / November 16, 2020 @ 5:03 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000cqeq. Event ids that are associated: us6000cqeq. The temblor was detected at 05:03:36 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 95.6789° East, 2.4904° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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