A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Langsa in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Langsa in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 23:08:34 / March 10, 2020 @ 11:08 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.79 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:08:34 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008dfc. Id of event: us60008dfc. Exact location, longitude 97.273° East, latitude 3.8935° North, depth = 108.79 km.
Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Langsa (c. 54 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Langsa (min 5000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 99 km SW of Langsa, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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