A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Bukittinggi in Indonesia on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 100.3367° East, -0.072° South, depth 25.53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpv7. Id of event: us7000cpv7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.53 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 16:05:20 / December 7, 2020 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:05:20 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Solok, Pariaman, Payakumbuh (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Payakumbuh (c. 121 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Bukittinggi (c. 98 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Solok (c. 48 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 26 km N of Bukittinggi, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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