A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 16:58:32 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.0658 East, latitude -4.3289 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cr97. Id of event: us6000cr97. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 16:58:32 / November 21, 2020 @ 4:58 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop).
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 62 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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