A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia (76 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 02:00:27 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 02:00:27 / May 30, 2020 @ 2:00 am. Exact location, longitude 101.1647° East, latitude -3.9781° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000a6gi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a6gi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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