A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 14:02:43 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 96.3535° East, 4.4477° North, depth 6.23 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cs3z. Event ids that are associated: us7000cs3z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.23 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 14:02:43 / December 14, 2020 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bireun, Reuleuet, Meulaboh. Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km NE of Meulaboh, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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