A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported northern Sumatra, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from northern Sumatra, Indonesia on Monday. Id of earthquake: us70005rq1. Event ids that are associated: us70005rq1. The temblor was reported at 21:11:38 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 21:11:38 / October 7, 2019 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.12 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.12 km, 96.439° East, 4.602° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bireun, Reuleuet, Meulaboh (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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