A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 95.576 East, latitude 3.6884 North, depth = 42.65 km. Global time and date of event 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 10:12:56 / August 6, 2020 @ 10:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.65 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:12:56 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ba12. Unique identifier: us6000ba12.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km SW of Meulaboh, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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