A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Off the west coast of northern Sumatra (0 miles). Global time and date of event 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 05:47:31 / January 13, 2016 @ 5:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:47:31 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 92.2705 East, latitude 0.4645 North, depth = 13.31 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004dxq. Unique identifier: us10004dxq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.31 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Off the west coast of northern Sumatra. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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