A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005q1u. Id of event: us70005q1u. 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 69.32 km (43 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:38:19 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 21:38:19 / October 2, 2019 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 94.7801° East, latitude 5.1269° North, depth = 69.32 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banda Aceh (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop). 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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 76 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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