A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Reuleuet in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 15:01:34 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 08:01:34 / February 25, 2017 @ 8:01 am. Exact location of event, depth 27.79 km, 96.4632° East, 5.2775° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086tj. Id of event: us100086tj. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.79 km (17 miles).
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lhokseumawe (c. 89 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lhokseumawe, Sigli, Bireun (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 21 km ENE of Reuleuet, Indonesia.
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