A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Sigli in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 09:07:43 / August 30, 2017 @ 9:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.8434 East, latitude 4.8664 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:07:43 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ar5d. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ar5d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meulaboh, Reuleuet, Sigli. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km SSW of Sigli, Indonesia.
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