A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (85 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wb8. Id of event: us10007wb8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.78 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 94.1802° East, latitude 5.0823° North, depth = 44.78 km. The temblor was reported at 04:25:33 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 22:25:33 / January 30, 2017 @ 10:25 pm.
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 two and in the last 365 days twelve 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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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. 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: 137 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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