A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Pagar Alam in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.46 km (40 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:49:46 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 17:49:46 / August 7, 2020 @ 5:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000be01. Event ids that are associated: us6000be01. Exact location of earthquake, 102.8282° East, -4.4168° South, depth 64.46 km.
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu, Pageralam (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km SW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia.
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