A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 173 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia (107 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:43:04 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 100.7001° East, -3.7515° South, depth 35 km. Event id: us1000gink. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gink. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 06:43:04 / August 19, 2018 @ 6:43 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 173 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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