A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0ry. Unique identifier: us2000a0ry. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 15:36:09 / July 19, 2017 @ 3:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:36:09 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 47.44 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 102.2239° East, -4.2309° South, depth 47.44 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Curup, Bengkulu.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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