A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 122 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (76 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 20:22:46 / September 17, 2016 @ 8:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.78 km (14 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:22:46 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.7775 East, latitude -4.7893 South, depth = 22.78 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006qh5. Id of event: us10006qh5.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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