A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.6 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000i53x. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i53x. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 17:45:52 / December 8, 2018 @ 5:45 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:45:52 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 101.474° East, latitude -3.5645° South, depth = 46.6 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km WNW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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