A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Sigli in Indonesia on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000ivk8. Event ids that are associated: us2000ivk8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 95.7768° East, latitude 5.51° North, depth = 41.89 km. The temblor was detected at 04:12:33 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 21:12:33 / December 20, 2018 @ 9:12 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.89 km (26 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabang, Reuleuet, Banda Aceh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (31 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sabang (c. 24 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 24 km NW of Sigli, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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