A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nrs. Id of event: us20009nrs. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 18:21:42 / June 20, 2017 @ 6:21 pm. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:21:42 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.84 km (47 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 74.84 km, 102.0433° East, -4.2092° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curup, Bengkulu. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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