A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Reuleuet in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004cai. Unique identifier: us10004cai. Global time and date of event 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 03:08:49 / January 8, 2016 @ 3:08 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:08:49 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.07 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 38.07 km, 96.1794° East, 4.8644° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meulaboh, Bireun, Sigli (min 5000 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 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 40 km SSW of Reuleuet, Indonesia.
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