A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Pangkalan Brandan in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 10:48:50 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 97.6509° East, latitude 3.8714° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c2hf. Event ids that are associated: us6000c2hf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 10:48:50 / September 29, 2020 @ 10:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Langsa (c. 54 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Stabat (c. 26 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pangkalan Brandan (c. 25 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tanjungtiram (c. 25 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stabat, Tanjungtiram, Langsa.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 71 km WSW of Pangkalan Brandan, Indonesia.
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