A major earthquake with magnitude 7.9 (ml/mb) was reported Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/16 / 2016-03-02 12:49:46 / March 2, 2016 @ 12:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 94.2358° East, latitude -4.9046° South, depth = 10 km. The 7.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:49:46 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10004u1y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004u1y. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sumatra in Indonesia (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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
Close country/countries/cities that might be effected, Bali, Banda Aceh, Bandung, Cocos Islands, Dili, East Timor, Indonesia, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Medan, Muara Siberut, Padang, Pariaman, Singapore, Solok, Sri Lanka, Sumatra.
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