A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, southern Sumatra, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from southern Sumatra, Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.43 km (36 miles). Global time and date of event 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 13:54:44 / August 17, 2019 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.5003 East, latitude -3.577 South, depth = 58.43 km. The temblor was detected at 13:54:44 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600056fa. Ids that are associated to the event: us600056fa.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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