A earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.9 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7q2. Id of event: us2000a7q2. The 6.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:08:11 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.9 km, 101.6003° East, -3.7937° South. Global time and date of event 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 03:08:11 / August 13, 2017 @ 3:08 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curup, Bengkulu. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 73 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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