A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Curup in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 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 location of event, longitude 102.5672 East, latitude -3.6154 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:17:55 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d1ut. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d1ut. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 02:17:55 / December 17, 2020 @ 2:17 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam, Lubuklinggau, Bengkulu. Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Lubuklinggau (c. 148 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 16 km SSE of Curup, Indonesia.
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