A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 210 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 10:56:55 / April 15, 2016 @ 10:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, 100.368° East, -3.7302° South, depth 35.07 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:56:55 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.07 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005ifm. Event ids that are associated: us20005ifm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 210 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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