A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 229 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (142 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.6442 East, latitude 4.3405 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dy9. Unique identifier: us10008dy9. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 15:03:18 / April 2, 2017 @ 3:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:03:18 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 229 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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