A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (94 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 101.0286 East, latitude -4.3965 South, depth = 11.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 05:35:41 / August 29, 2020 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:35:41 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000beq6. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000beq6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.21 km (7 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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