A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 181 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia (112 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 08:20:21 / May 6, 2019 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.0552 East, latitude -5.4244 South, depth = 35 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:20:21 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003h9n. Id of event: us70003h9n.
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 181 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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