A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Pagaralam in Indonesia. Event id: us1000992b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000992b. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.9257 East, latitude -4.338 South, depth = 62.58 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:38:58 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.58 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 14:38:58 / July 5, 2017 @ 2:38 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu, Lahat, Pageralam. Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lahat (c. 65 900 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km SW of Pagaralam, Indonesia.
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