A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Pagar Alam in Indonesia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:26:56 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 102.6998° East, latitude -4.4845° South, depth = 62.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.9 km (39 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cbca. Id of event: us6000cbca. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 23:26:56 / October 17, 2020 @ 11:26 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu, Pageralam. Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 79 km SW of Pagar Alam, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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