A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 159 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (99 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.56 km (19 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006p2j. Event ids that are associated: us10006p2j. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:10:10 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 15:10:10 / September 12, 2016 @ 3:10 pm. Exact location of event, depth 30.56 km, 101.7034° East, -5.1249° South.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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