A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 128 kilometers (80 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.2154 East, latitude -4.2791 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000bgvu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bgvu. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:29:22 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 22:29:22 / August 18, 2020 @ 10:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 128 km (80 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 128 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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