A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 219 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (136 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/02/21 / 2021-02-13 05:12:58 / February 13, 2021 @ 5:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.8629 East, latitude -5.7455 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:12:58 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000djcg. Event ids that are associated: us6000djcg.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 219 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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