A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 148 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (92 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 94.248° East, 4.7491° North, depth 38.49 km. Global time and date of event 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 13:43:38 / March 20, 2019 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.49 km (24 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:43:38 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jj89. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jj89. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 148 km SW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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