A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Langsa in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 21:54:04 / May 28, 2017 @ 9:54 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vyg. Id of event: us10008vyg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 97.2828 East, latitude 4.214 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:54:04 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Langsa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Langsa (c. 54 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 81 km WSW of Langsa, Indonesia.
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