A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 16:07:51 / October 8, 2020 @ 4:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.3 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c81d. Unique identifier: us6000c81d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 101.7964° East, latitude -3.2357° South, depth = 67.3 km. The temblor was detected at 16:07:51 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Curup, Bengkulu.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km NW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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