A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 101 kilometers (63 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us200050wg. Ids that are associated to the event: us200050wg. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 17:34:08 / February 17, 2016 @ 5:34 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:34:08 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.74 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 94.4321° East, 5.3329° North, depth 49.74 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banda Aceh (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 101 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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