A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Reuleuet in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 15:49:00 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbc5. Id of event: us1000dbc5. Exact location of event, longitude 96.397 East, latitude 4.7418 North, depth = 38.76 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 08:49:00 / March 30, 2018 @ 8:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.76 km (24 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sigli, Meulaboh, Bireun. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 86 km (54 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 two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 54 km SSE of Reuleuet, Indonesia.
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