A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 119 km SSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.6 km (32 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 09:58:02 / April 6, 2016 @ 9:58 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:58:02 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 95.0671° East, latitude 4.5073° North, depth = 51.6 km. Id of earthquake: us20005ftq. Event ids that are associated: us20005ftq.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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