A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 227 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (141 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000de5m. Unique identifier: us7000de5m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 12:58:39 / February 27, 2021 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:58:39 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.5989 East, latitude -5.746 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen 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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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: 227 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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