A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 116 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (72 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us1000d60k. Event ids that are associated: us1000d60k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 05:54:28 / March 18, 2018 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 94.3302° East, 5.221° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:54:28 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 116 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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