A earthquake with magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 144 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (89 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.0953 East, latitude -4.3724 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bgvl. Id of event: us6000bgvl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 22:23:57 / August 18, 2020 @ 10:23 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:23:57 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 144 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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