A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 04:49:45 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/18 / 2018-10-03 21:49:45 / October 3, 2018 @ 9:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000ha1q. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ha1q. Exact location of earthquake, 95.1207° East, 5.328° North, depth 90.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 90.1 km (56 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabang, Banda Aceh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sabang (c. 24 500 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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