A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us1000jklj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jklj. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:02:17 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 08:02:17 / March 23, 2019 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.4298 East, latitude -4.5857 South, depth = 35 km.
Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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