A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Off the west coast of northern Sumatra (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.11 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 13:43:10 / August 27, 2016 @ 1:43 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006ujr. Id of event: us20006ujr. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:43:10 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 92.1801 East, latitude 2.0573 North, depth = 30.11 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: Off the west coast of northern Sumatra. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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