A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 169 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (105 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:19:09 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 100.8855 East, latitude -4.4571 South, depth = 15.2 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bcmc. Event ids that are associated: us7000bcmc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 23:19:09 / August 18, 2020 @ 11:19 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.2 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 169 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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