A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (65 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000a00x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a00x. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 11:38:43 / July 23, 2017 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:38:43 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53.24 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 94.394° East, 5.3626° North, depth 53.24 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 105 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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