A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 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 earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 92.4418° East, 3.4248° North. Global time and date of event 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 01:44:51 / March 14, 2018 @ 1:44 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:44:51 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7gq. Unique identifier: us1000d7gq.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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