A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:10:09 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000au0l. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000au0l. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.97 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 20:10:09 / September 24, 2017 @ 8:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 96.97 km, 102.0863° East, -3.3959° South.
The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lubuklinggau (c. 148 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lubuklinggau, Bengkulu, Curup (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 48 km NNW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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