A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.17 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 101.8303° East, -3.5504° South, depth 71.17 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:40:21 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000apiu. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000apiu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 20:40:21 / July 9, 2020 @ 8:40 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Curup, Bengkulu. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 twelve 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 55 km WNW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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