A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Langsa in Indonesia. Event id: us1000h2u2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h2u2. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:51:41 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 97.7995° East, 4.5589° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 17:51:41 / September 26, 2018 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Langsa in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Lhokseumawe (c. 89 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Langsa (c. 54 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pangkalan Brandan (c. 25 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tanjungtiram (c. 25 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lhokseumawe, Tanjungtiram, Pangkalan Brandan.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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