A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia (78 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 15:01:01 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007k1k. Event ids that are associated: us70007k1k. Exact location, longitude 101.1315° East, latitude -3.7715° South, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 08:01:01 / January 27, 2020 @ 8:01 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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