A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Reuleuet in Indonesia on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003l4d. Unique identifier: us10003l4d. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:56:11 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 42.72 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 96.2178 East, latitude 4.8164 North, depth = 42.72 km. Global time and date of event 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 13:56:11 / October 8, 2015 @ 1:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meulaboh, Sigli, Bireun. Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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