A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 00:52:06 / September 16, 2019 @ 12:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005gur. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005gur. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:52:06 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.95 East, latitude 4.9567 North, depth = 47.83 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.83 km (30 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banda Aceh. Nearby 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km SSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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