A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 105 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia (65 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:53:04 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us700038wr. Event ids that are associated: us700038wr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.76 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.224 East, latitude -4.7493 South, depth = 31.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/19 / 2019-04-18 20:53:04 / April 18, 2019 @ 8:53 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 105 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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