A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Off the west coast of northern Sumatra (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:12:00 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005vxn. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005vxn. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 92.7176° East, 3.52° North. Global time and date of event 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 11:12:00 / October 19, 2019 @ 11:12 am 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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