A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x2g. Id of event: us70006x2g. Exact location, longitude 102.1121° East, latitude -4.2028° South, depth = 71.84 km. The temblor was reported at 01:19:19 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 18:19:19 / December 22, 2019 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 71.84 km (45 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Curup, Bengkulu. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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