A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.26 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 13:13:38 / March 14, 2017 @ 1:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 95.8682° East, 3.6329° North, depth 54.26 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:13:38 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us100088vy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088vy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km SSW of Meulaboh, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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