A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Pangkalan Brandan in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 18:16:13 / September 28, 2020 @ 6:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c275. Unique identifier: us6000c275. Exact location of earthquake, 97.7244° East, 3.9588° North, depth 56.05 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:13 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.05 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Langsa (c. 54 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Stabat (c. 26 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Pangkalan Brandan (c. 25 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tanjungtiram (c. 25 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stabat, Tanjungtiram, Langsa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 61 km W of Pangkalan Brandan, Indonesia.
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