A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 17:55:01 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/19 / 2019-01-01 11:55:01 / January 1, 2019 @ 11:55 am. Exact location of event, longitude 94.5547 East, latitude 5.3473 North, depth = 40.2 km. Unique identifier: us2000izmv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000izmv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.2 km (25 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banda Aceh (min 5000 pop).
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 fifteen 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 quakes in the world.
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