A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 17:28:35 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 102.6372 East, latitude -4.4222 South, depth = 63.18 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.18 km (39 miles). Event id: us6000d672. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d672. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 17:28:35 / January 6, 2021 @ 5:28 pm.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Curup (c. 46 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Curup, Pageralam, Bengkulu (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 80 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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