A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 237 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (147 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:46:28 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 101.3356° East, -5.7378° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 05:46:28 / September 26, 2017 @ 5:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000auv4. Event ids that are associated: us2000auv4.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 237 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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