A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Simeulue, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Simeulue, Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 07:32:33 / October 3, 2020 @ 7:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 51.5 km, 96.8489° East, 2.5181° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.5 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:32:33 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c6ql. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6ql.
Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Sinabang (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sinabang (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Simeulue, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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