A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 184 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (114 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 100.6741° East, latitude -4.2819° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 00:39:51 / August 21, 2020 @ 12:39 am. Unique identifier: us6000bi2k. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bi2k. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:39:51 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 184 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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