A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Off the west coast of northern Sumatra (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 91.5917 East, latitude 3.0631 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 01:21:37 / July 19, 2017 @ 1:21 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:21:37 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000a0qm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0qm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: Off the west coast of northern Sumatra. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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