A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Off the west coast of northern Sumatra (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 21:20:02 / October 23, 2015 @ 9:20 pm. Id of earthquake: us10003r3s. Event ids that are associated: us10003r3s. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.46 km (18 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:02 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.6626 East, latitude 2.0846 North, depth = 29.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Off the west coast of northern Sumatra. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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