A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 122 km SSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia (76 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:55:22 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 94.9488° East, latitude 4.5127° North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600079p6. Unique identifier: us600079p6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 01:55:22 / January 18, 2020 @ 1:55 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 122 km SSW of Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
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