A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 208 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (129 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 07:28:43 / March 16, 2018 @ 7:28 am. Exact location of event, longitude 100.4365 East, latitude -4.2155 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000d7xi. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7xi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:28:43 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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