A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008ke5. Unique identifier: us20008ke5. The temblor was detected at 12:04:32 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 05:04:32 / February 17, 2017 @ 5:04 am. Exact location of event, longitude 96.5593 East, latitude 4.5797 North, depth = 45.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.34 km (28 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lhokseumawe, Reuleuet, Bireun. Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Lhokseumawe (c. 89 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km NE of Meulaboh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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