A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sigli in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.9813 East, latitude 5.1831 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us20008k22. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008k22. The temblor was reported at 02:53:30 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sigli in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 19:53:30 / February 15, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banda Aceh, Bireun, Reuleuet (min 5000 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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