A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia (94 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 10:32:35 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007gx6. Id of event: us60007gx6. Exact location of earthquake, 102.3634° East, -5.163° South, depth 27.23 km. Global time and date of event 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 03:32:35 / January 27, 2020 @ 3:32 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.23 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 151 km S of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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