A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 143 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (89 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:36:24 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.3 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 01:36:24 / August 26, 2020 @ 1:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 101.0955° East, -4.3452° South, depth 12.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bftc. Unique identifier: us7000bftc.
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 two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 143 km WSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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