A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.3 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gqv. Id of event: us20005gqv. Exact location of earthquake, 102.2695° East, -4.1437° South, depth 55.3 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 02:14:36 / April 10, 2016 @ 2:14 am. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:36 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from Lubuklinggau (c. 148 200 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lubuklinggau, Pageralam, Curup.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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