A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 103 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia (64 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:26:28 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 01:26:28 / March 12, 2017 @ 1:26 am. Event id: us100088gf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088gf. Exact location of event, longitude 102.5863 East, latitude -4.6819 South, depth = 52.04 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.04 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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