A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Pagar Alam in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 04:35:03 / August 2, 2020 @ 4:35 am. Exact location, longitude 102.6872° East, latitude -4.5979° South, depth = 57.12 km. The temblor was detected at 04:35:03 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b89d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b89d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.12 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu, Pageralam (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 88 km SW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia.
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