A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 22:50:40 / October 7, 2019 @ 10:50 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.5 km (49 miles). Exact location, longitude 102.1786° East, latitude -3.6061° South, depth = 78.5 km. Event id: us70005rsy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005rsy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:50:40 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Lubuklinggau (c. 148 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lubuklinggau, Curup, Bengkulu. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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