A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 46.75 km, 101.7398° East, -3.7256° South. Event id: us6000b2qs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2qs. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 21:44:27 / July 16, 2020 @ 9:44 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.75 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:44:27 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curup, Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 58 km W of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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