A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 112 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (70 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 94.5908 East, latitude 4.8528 North, depth = 46.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.89 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008840. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008840. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 04:41:25 / March 1, 2017 @ 4:41 am. The temblor was reported at 10:41:25 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 112 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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