A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 101.9318° East, latitude -4.3959° South, depth = 38.64 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 14:47:30 / July 16, 2020 @ 2:47 pm. Event id: us6000b2qk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2qk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 38.64 km (24 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:47:30 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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.
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