A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 72.02 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 11:12:10 / October 12, 2019 @ 11:12 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70005vkp. Event ids that are associated: us70005vkp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.5203 East, latitude 4.5083 North, depth = 72.02 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:12:10 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 79 km WNW of Meulaboh, Indonesia.
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