A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 111 km NW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (69 miles). Exact location of event, depth 64.92 km, 101.5415° East, -3.1023° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 13:55:15 / April 2, 2017 @ 1:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008dy5. Event ids that are associated: us10008dy5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64.92 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:55:15 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 111 km NW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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