A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Off the west coast of northern Sumatra (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004ex5. Unique identifier: us10004ex5. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 92.3983° East, 2.0829° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 20:57:02 / January 11, 2016 @ 8:57 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:57:02 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Off the west coast of northern Sumatra.
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