A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 10:52:32 / January 30, 2021 @ 10:52 am. Unique identifier: us6000dd7l. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dd7l. The temblor was reported at 10:52:32 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.5621 East, latitude -4.4977 South, depth = 57.84 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.84 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam, Bengkulu (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 83 km SSE of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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