A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported off the west coast of northern Sumatra kilometers (0 miles) from northern Sumatra on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 94.7127 East, latitude 4.9687 North, depth = 48.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000huys. Unique identifier: us1000huys. Global time and date of event 21/11/18 / 2018-11-21 15:49:35 / November 21, 2018 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:49:35 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 48.34 km (30 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banda Aceh (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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