A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (93 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 03:00:14 / October 15, 2019 @ 3:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, 101.0896° East, -4.4564° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bengkulu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:00:14 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005u8l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005u8l.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 149 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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