A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 266 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (165 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:59:14 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 20:59:14 / February 21, 2021 @ 8:59 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000ddnb. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddnb. Exact location of earthquake, 101.3041° East, -6.0061° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 266 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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