A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 125 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (78 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:28:55 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 94.2146 East, latitude 5.3294 North, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jfqx. Id of event: us1000jfqx. Global time and date of event 14/03/19 / 2019-03-14 17:28:55 / March 14, 2019 @ 5:28 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 125 km WSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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