A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Sinabang in Indonesia on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 11:28:26 / January 15, 2021 @ 11:28 am. Event id: us7000d0aj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0aj. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 96.3723° East, 2.0469° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:28:26 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sinabang. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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