A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Off the west coast of northern Sumatra (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/16 / 2016-03-21 23:43:58 / March 21, 2016 @ 11:43 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:43:58 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 93.0549 East, latitude 2.1133 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20005c95. Event ids that are associated: us20005c95.
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. 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 have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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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