A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 129 km SSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (80 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:30:32 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 94.8481° East, latitude 4.4893° North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 25/03/19 / 2019-03-25 14:30:32 / March 25, 2019 @ 2:30 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000k96k. Event ids that are associated: us2000k96k.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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