A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Langsa in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 03:50:59 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 03:50:59 / December 3, 2020 @ 3:50 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000cmdp. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmdp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 97.7872° East, latitude 4.6046° North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Lhokseumawe (c. 89 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Langsa (c. 54 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pangkalan Brandan (c. 25 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tanjungtiram (c. 25 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lhokseumawe, Tanjungtiram, Pangkalan Brandan (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km NW of Langsa, Indonesia.
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