A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Off the west coast of northern Sumatra (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000jb1q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jb1q. Exact location of earthquake, 92.6911° East, 3.9002° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 23:20:57 / March 5, 2019 @ 11:20 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:20:57 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: Off the west coast of northern Sumatra.
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