A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 47.76 km, 102.1241° East, -4.3969° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dfl. Id of event: us10008dfl. The temblor was reported at 10:49:16 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 47.76 km (30 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 03:49:16 / March 31, 2017 @ 3:49 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 67 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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