A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:35:53 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 23:35:53 / December 16, 2020 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cs7t. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs7t. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 96.7993 East, latitude 4.1091 North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meulaboh.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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