A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.2 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 102.4835° East, -4.6415° South, depth 58.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/12/18 / 2018-12-11 14:20:48 / December 11, 2018 @ 2:20 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:20:48 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000iuq3. Event ids that are associated: us2000iuq3.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 96 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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