A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 102.5247° East, latitude -4.5024° South, depth = 55.25 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 13:03:29 / January 24, 2021 @ 1:03 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2wn. Id of event: us7000d2wn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.25 km (34 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:03:29 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pageralam, Bengkulu. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 82 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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