A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (49 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.15 km (17 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 04:00:29 / April 21, 2017 @ 4:00 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Muara Siberut in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:00:29 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 27.15 km, 99.6746° East, -2.1425° South. Event id: us10008jfy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jfy.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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