A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Sabang in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 03:48:35 / August 6, 2017 @ 3:48 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a5aw. Event ids that are associated: us2000a5aw. The temblor was picked up at 09:48:35 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 95.1279° East, latitude 6.3329° North, depth = 39.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.51 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banda Aceh, Sabang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Sabang (c. 24 500 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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