A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 216 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia (134 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:12:01 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000deq0. Event ids that are associated: us7000deq0. Exact location, longitude 101.7031° East, latitude -5.6749° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 22:12:01 / March 1, 2021 @ 10:12 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days nineteen 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 216 km SSW of Bengkulu, Indonesia.
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