A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 201 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (125 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bcmd. Id of event: us7000bcmd. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:15:35 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 23:15:35 / August 18, 2020 @ 11:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 100.7381 East, latitude -4.786 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 201 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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