A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i4xp. Id of event: us1000i4xp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:02:11 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 04:02:11 / December 8, 2018 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.83 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, depth 40.83 km, 101.5732° East, -4.1142° South.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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