A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:12:59 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 94.559 East, latitude 5.433 North, depth = 58.19 km. Global time and date of event 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 02:12:59 / April 11, 2018 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000dxv0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxv0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.19 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabang, Banda Aceh. Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Sabang (c. 24 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km W of Banda Aceh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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