A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Reuleuet in Indonesia. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:24:05 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 96.2088 East, latitude 5.3449 North, depth = 12.41 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 05:24:05 / March 15, 2018 @ 5:24 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4l9. Unique identifier: us1000d4l9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.41 km (8 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bireun, Sigli, Reuleuet. The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km NNW of Reuleuet, Indonesia.
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