A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 08:59:38 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 94.6953° East, latitude 5.2079° North, depth = 56.73 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 02:59:38 / January 15, 2020 @ 2:59 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.73 km (35 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007i8c. Id of event: us60007i8c.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (49 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Banda Aceh (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.