A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:38:11 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.3395° East, latitude -4.4532° South, depth = 15.52 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sumatra in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 19:38:11 / April 22, 2016 @ 7:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.52 km (10 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005l0c. Event ids that are associated: us20005l0c.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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