A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vgt. Id of event: us20004vgt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 20:03:53 / January 24, 2016 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:03:53 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 69.38 km, 101.6191° East, -3.6686° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 69.38 km (43 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen 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.
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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: 73 km WNW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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