A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bandar Lampung in Indonesia on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.49 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:31:14 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 104.9966° East, latitude -5.5045° South, depth = 57.49 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6w7. Id of event: us6000b6w7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 20:31:14 / July 27, 2020 @ 8:31 pm.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kotabumi, Terbanggi Besar, Metro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Bandarlampung (c. 800 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Metro (c. 149 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Terbanggi Besar (c. 52 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kotabumi (c. 42 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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: 30 km WSW of Bandar Lampung, Indonesia.
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