A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 125 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (78 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 18:57:19 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/16 / 2016-03-23 12:57:19 / March 23, 2016 @ 12:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 94.5349 East, latitude 4.7365 North, depth = 27.45 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.45 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dc5. Id of event: us20005dc5.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 125 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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