A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Lahat in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cqzn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqzn. The temblor was detected at 04:41:22 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 04:41:22 / December 9, 2020 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 306.97 km (191 miles). Exact location, longitude 103.6835° East, latitude -3.3898° South, depth = 306.97 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lubuklinggau, Pageralam, Tanjungagung (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Lubuklinggau (c. 148 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Prabumulih (c. 103 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lahat (c. 65 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tanjungagung (c. 53 100 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km NNE of Lahat, Indonesia.
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