A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 08:51:08 / March 30, 2017 @ 8:51 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008d92. Unique identifier: us10008d92. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.04 km (37 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:51:08 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 102.362° East, -4.3911° South, depth 59.04 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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