A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Sigli in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:22:28 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.5 km (60 miles). Global time and date of event 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 20:22:28 / October 10, 2020 @ 8:22 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000c7di. Event ids that are associated: us6000c7di. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.7159 East, latitude 4.7792 North, depth = 96.5 km.
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh, Reuleuet, Sigli (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 72 km SSW of Sigli, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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