A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia (80 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 21:47:50 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53.94 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e08q. Id of event: us2000e08q. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 14:47:50 / April 14, 2018 @ 2:47 pm. Exact location, longitude 102.0608° East, latitude -4.9516° South, depth = 53.94 km.
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 129 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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