A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Meulaboh in Indonesia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:06:44 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dery. Unique identifier: us6000dery. 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: 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 09:06:44 / January 30, 2021 @ 9:06 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 96.3415° East, 4.6586° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Reuleuet (c. 40 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Meulaboh (c. 35 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bireun (c. 25 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Sigli (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sigli, Bireun, Reuleuet (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km NNE of Meulaboh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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