A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 04:09:00 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 21:09:00 / September 14, 2016 @ 9:09 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006rdz. Id of event: us10006rdz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 95.5313° East, 4.4757° North, depth 65.89 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.89 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meulaboh. The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop). 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 76 km WNW of Meulaboh, Indonesia.
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