A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Sunday. Global time and date of event 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 14:01:28 / July 19, 2020 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 101.6886 East, latitude -3.2279 South, depth = 49.27 km. Event id: us6000b3ga. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3ga. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.27 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:01:28 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu. Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 90 km NW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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