A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.28 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.8249 East, latitude -3.8029 South, depth = 60.28 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/16 / 2016-08-21 15:28:46 / August 21, 2016 @ 3:28 pm. Unique identifier: us20006tws. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006tws. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:28:46 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Curup, Bengkulu.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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