A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 135 km SW of Meulaboh, Indonesia (84 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 20:40:38 / May 2, 2020 @ 8:40 pm. 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 31.2 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.1346 East, latitude 3.4289 North, depth = 31.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009bs6. Id of event: us70009bs6. The temblor was picked up at 02:40:38 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 135 km SW of Meulaboh, Indonesia.
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