A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 190 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia (118 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 100.575° East, -4.1128° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4i2. Unique identifier: us1000d4i2. The temblor was detected at 07:50:48 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 00:50:48 / March 15, 2018 @ 12:50 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 190 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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