A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Banda Aceh in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.5 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 15:24:43 / March 5, 2017 @ 3:24 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008785. Event ids that are associated: us10008785. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:43 / 9:24 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 94.7456 East, latitude 5.4236 North, depth = 60.5 km.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Banda Aceh (c. 250 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sabang (c. 24 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabang, Banda Aceh.
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 has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 65 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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