A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Bengkulu in Indonesia. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:10:44 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.94 km (26 miles). Exact location, longitude 102.1061° East, latitude -4.379° South, depth = 41.94 km. Global time and date of event 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 21:10:44 / February 21, 2021 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000djy5. Event ids that are associated: us6000djy5.
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from Bengkulu (c. 309 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bengkulu (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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