A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 08:17:48 / April 29, 2020 @ 8:17 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60009ejp. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009ejp. Exact location of event, longitude 102.5046 East, latitude -4.5219 South, depth = 56.38 km. The temblor was detected at 15:17:48 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.38 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam, Bengkulu. Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop).
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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 84 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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