A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Bireun in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us6000c367. Event ids that are associated: us6000c367. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 218.55 km (136 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 96.6839 East, latitude 5.2464 North, depth = 218.55 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 09:34:06 / September 24, 2020 @ 9:34 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:34:06 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Lhokseumawe (c. 89 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sigli, Lhokseumawe, Reuleuet (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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