A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 95.6509 East, latitude 4.6925 North, depth = 76.57 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:47:54 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.57 km (48 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nuy. Id of event: us10003nuy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 02:47:54 / October 7, 2015 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Reuleuet, Sigli, Meulaboh. The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km NW of Meulaboh, Indonesia.
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