A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Padangsidempuan in Indonesia on Thursday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:30:05 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.6606 East, latitude 1.5695 North, depth = 174.39 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 03:30:05 / November 26, 2020 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 174.39 km (108 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cl6m. Id of event: us7000cl6m.
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Rantauprapat (c. 103 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Padangsidempuan (c. 100 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Bandar (c. 31 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rantauprapat, Bandar, Padangsidempuan. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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