A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 15:39:09 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). 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 53.14 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/19 / 2019-01-09 09:39:09 / January 9, 2019 @ 9:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 53.14 km, 95.8814° East, 3.9106° North. Id of earthquake: us2000j1tl. Event ids that are associated: us2000j1tl.
Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Meulaboh. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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