A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia on Monday. Event id: us1000hccq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hccq. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:26:51 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/10/18 / 2018-10-15 16:26:51 / October 15, 2018 @ 4:26 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.4 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.9404 East, latitude 3.8692 North, depth = 52.4 km.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 36 km SW of Meulaboh, Indonesia.
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