A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 221 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (137 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000der8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000der8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 00:17:31 / March 2, 2021 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:17:31 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 101.6856 East, latitude -5.716 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 221 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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