A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009feu. Id of event: us70009feu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.4 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:07:24 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.8926° East, latitude 4.9122° North, depth = 53.4 km. Global time and date of event 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 20:07:24 / May 6, 2020 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banda Aceh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 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 eleven 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km SSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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