A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 101.9395 East, latitude -4.4121 South, depth = 51.57 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:24:47 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 19:24:47 / July 27, 2017 @ 7:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.57 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a1vu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1vu.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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