A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 141 km SW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (88 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 04:01:30 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.74 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.2334 East, latitude -4.5552 South, depth = 43.74 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 21:01:30 / May 11, 2017 @ 9:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008rp6. Id of event: us10008rp6.
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 have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 141 km SW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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