A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 146 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 12:19:31 / March 2, 2018 @ 12:19 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:19:31 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.2522° East, latitude 4.7854° North, depth = 38.4 km. Id of earthquake: us2000dazd. Event ids that are associated: us2000dazd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.4 km (24 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 146 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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