A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 23:34:08 / August 24, 2017 @ 11:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:34:08 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 94.7024° East, 5.1393° North, depth 56.83 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.83 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000acva. Id of event: us2000acva.
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banda Aceh. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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